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2008-04-08 15:45:00

Research archive doubles in size since 2004The Protein Data Bank (PDB) based at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) this month reached a significant milestone in its 37-year history. The 50,000th molecule structure was released into its archive, joining other structures vital to pharmacology, bioinformatics and education. With its origins in a handwritten petition circulated at a scientific meeting, the PDB is the single worldwide...


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