New publication from the global wwPDB consortium

05 December 2018

An important new publication describing the activities and development of the Protein Data Bank (PDB), and authored by the whole wwPDB consortium, has been recently released in the 2019 Database issue of Nucleic Acids Research.

Please see the following news release from the wwPDB website:

"Protein Data Bank: the single global archive for 3D macromolecular structure data has been published in the 2019 Database issue of Nucleic Acids Research. The paper was authored by "wwPDB Consortium" to underscore the importance of the global wwPDB partnership in managing the PDB archive.

This article describes the development of the PDB under the stewardship of wwPDB, such as new archival content, master format and dictionary and major remediation efforts. The publication also emphasizes the importance of continued community interactions, the scientific and technical challenges the PDB faces, and charts the road ahead."