The distribution and query systems of the RCSB Protein Data Bank

P. E. Bourne
2004 Nucleic Acids Research  
The Protein Data Bank (PDB; is the primary source of information on the 3D structure of biological macromolecules. The PDB's mandate is to disseminate this information in the most usable form and as widely as possible. The current query and distribution system is described and an alpha version of the future re-engineered system introduced.
doi:10.1093/nar/gkh096 pmid:14681399 pmcid:PMC308830 fatcat:o6qlkzgql5h6nf34lx4b67dbea