The "Molecule of the Month" presents short accounts on selected molecules from the Protein Data Bank. Each installment includes an introduction to the structure and function of the molecule, a discussion of the relevance of the molecule to human health and welfare, and suggestions for how visitors might view representative structures themselves.
Please note, the "Molecule of the Month" is not intended to be a comprehensive index to entries in the PDB, nor necessarily represent the historical record. The structures used to illustrate each installment are chosen at the discretion of the author of the "Molecule of the Month".
When using these images, please be sure to include the proper citation information, which can be found in the Structure Explorer for each PDB file referenced in each installment. A credit to the illustrator, David S. Goodsell of The Scripps Research Institute, should also be included.
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