A chapter describing the PDB's systems for the data resource has been published in the International Tables for Crystallography --
"The Protein Data Bank, 1999 -". H.M. Berman, J. Westbrook, Z. Feng, G.L. Gilliland, T.N. Bhat, H. Weissig, I.N. Shindyalov, and P.E. Bourne. International Tables for Crystallography. Volume F: Crystallography of Biological Macromolecules. M.G. Rossmann and E. Arnold, Editors. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. The Netherlands.
Also included are chapters on the Nucleic Acid Database, The Cambridge Structural Database, the Biological Macromolecule Crystallization Database, and the history of the PDB at Brookhaven.
Further information about the International Tables is available from the IUCr at http://www.iucr.ac.uk/iucr-top/it/index.html.
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