File formats

The following links provide information about the format, dictionaries and related software tools used by the Worldwide Protein Data Bank (wwPDB) to define data content for depositon, annotation and archiving of PDB entries.

PDBx/mmCIF dictionary resources

PDB file format documentation



wwPDB processing procedures and policies document

PDB deposition FAQs


SIFTS - Structure Integration with Function, Taxonomy and Sequence

Documentation for the eFamily Schema


Accessing SIFTS information


Service video tutorials

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Protein Data Bank in Europe Youtube channel

PDBe and PDBe-KB webinars YouTube playlist

PDBe-KB mini tutorials YouTube playlist

PDBe mini tutorials YouTube playlist

PDBe API webinars YouTube playlist