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February 05, 2016

The wwPDB partners are pleased to announce that validation reports for all X-ray crystal structures deposited in the PDB archive will be updated in March.

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January 28, 2016

From 12:00 noon to 2 pm UTC on Saturday, January 30, the wwPDB Deposition & Annotation System will be down for maintenance. New and in-progress data depositions will be accessible after this brief window.

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January 11, 2016

The wwPDB partners are pleased to announce the launch of a new Deposition & Annotation system that supports structures determined using 3DEM, NMR, and X-ray, neutron and electron crystallography. New entries from all methods can be submitted online (RCSB PDB | PDBe | PDBj).

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