PDBML: The representation of archival macromolecular structure data in XML

John Westbrook, Nobutoshi Ito, Haruki Nakamura, Kim Henrick, Helen M. Berman

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Summary: The Protein Data Bank (PDB) has recently released versions of the PDB Exchange dictionary and the PDB archival data files in XML format collectively named PDBML. The automated generation of these XML files is driven by the data dictionary infrastructure in use at the PDB. The correspondences between the PDB dictionary and the XML schema metadata are described as well as the XML representations of PDB dictionaries and data files.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)988-992
Number of pages5
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 1 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Computational Mathematics

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