News Release 04-008
Protein Data Bank Opens New Era With Broader Support
Nearly 24,000 molecules and growing, accessible collection advances biology
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The structure of DNA in its most common configuration (B-form).
Credit: The Protein Data Bank, ID: 1BNA; Drew, H. R., Wing, R. M., Takano, T., Broka, C., Tanaka, S., Itakura, K., Dickerson, R. E.: Structure of a B-DNA dodecamer: conformation and dynamics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 78 pp. 2179 (1981)
Myoglobin, the first protein structure to be determined at high resolution.
Credit: The Protein Data Bank, ID: 1MBN; Watson, H. C.: The Stereochemistry of the Protein Myoglobin Prog.Stereochem. 4 pp. 299 (1969)
Structure of a portion of the bovine prion protein, a molecule associated with mad cow disease.
Credit: The Protein Data Bank, ID: 1DX0; Lopez-Garcia, F., Zahn, R., Riek, R., Wuthrich, K.: NMR Structure of the Bovine Prion Protein Proc.Nat.Acad.Sci.USA 97 pp. 8334 (2000)
Structure of the largest of the two subunits of the ribosome - the 'protein factory' of the cell.
Credit: Source: The Protein Data Bank, ID: 1FFK; Ban, N., Nissen, P., Hansen, J., Moore, P. B., Steitz, T. A.: The Complete Atomic Structure of the Large Ribosomal Subunit at 2.4 A Resolution Science 289 pp. 905 (2000)