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The PDB archive now distributes assembly files in PDBx/mmCIF format, allowing direct access and visualization of curated assemblies for all PDB entries.
ModelCIF, an extension of PDBx/mmCIF for computed structure models, is now available. A software library called python-modelcif has been developed to support ModelCIF and enables reading and writing mmCIF files compliant with ModelCIF.
CASP (Critical Assessment of protein Structure Prediction) is in search for targets for the upcoming CASP15 modeling experiment (starting in May 2022).