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PI name, email, and ORCiD ID will be publicly available in PDBx/mmCIF data files starting September 24, 2021
The Biophysical Society will host a virtual symposium highlighting high-impact applications of protein structural data
Individual Chemical Component Dictionary entries and new archive inventory lists are now available