Improved Worldwide Support for wwPDB Deposition, Validation, and Annotation

05/24 wwPDB News

Effective May 25, 2016, new deposition sessions will be directed to the wwPDB partner site designated for processing: Europe and Africa→PDBe/UK; Asia and the Middle East→PDBj/Japan; and Americas, Australia, and Oceania→RCSB PDB/US. This new arrangement will help to ensure faster response times for communications and balanced distribution of the data curation load among the wwPDB partner sites.

At the start of a new session at any of the three wwPDB partner sites (,,, depositors will select from a pull down list the country corresponding to the location of PI's institution. Doing so will automatically direct the deposition session to the appropriate wwPDB partner site.

Deposition statistics, including the number of PDB depositions by depositor location (the location of PI's institution), are available at

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