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Primary Protein and Nucleic Acid Three-dimensional Structure Databases

  1. Philip E Bourne

Published Online: 19 FEB 2002

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003030

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Bourne, P. E. 2002. Primary Protein and Nucleic Acid Three-dimensional Structure Databases. eLS. .

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  1. University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2002

Abstract

All the publicly accessible three-dimensional structures of proteins, DNA, RNA and complexes thereof, which have been determined experimentally by X-ray crystallography or nuclear magnetic resonance, are maintained in the Protein Data Bank (PDB).

Keywords:

  • structure databases;
  • Protein Data Bank;
  • PDB;
  • Nucleic Acid DataBase;
  • NDB