Text searchThe PDBsum text search allows very simple searches of the text found in the PDB header records, which include the TITLE, HEADER, COMPND and SOURCE. the search is ideally suited for single words, such as
simple strings (which have to be matched exactly), as in
Note that some search-words might be present in other words. For example, the simple search for "crystallin" might throw up entries containing the word "crystalline":
To get round this, you can enclose the word, together with a space in front of it and one behind, within double-quotes:
Another example might be crystallin from rat. Merely entering:
will find not only all crystallin structures which contain the word "rat", but also those containing the word "temperature"
Again, the way around this is to make sure "rat" is treated as a single word by surrounding it by spaces and quotes: