International Tables for Crystallography

The Nucleic Acid Database
B. Schneider, J. de la Cruz, S. Dutta, Z. Feng, L. Chen, J. Westbrook, H. Yang, J. Young, C. Zardecki and H. M. Berman. International Tables for Crystallography (2012). Vol. F, ch. 24.2, pp. 833-837  [ doi:10.1107/97809553602060000897 ]


The Nucleic Acid Database (NDB) was one of the earliest relational databases for use in structural biology. Today, it provides valuable resources for researchers and students. Users can search the archive using a variety of constraints, and generate quick and detailed reports. Structures can be explored through an online atlas organized by experimental and structure type. The NDB has developed and hosts standards and software tools, and offers special programs for exploring RNA structure.

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About International Tables for Crystallography

International Tables for Crystallography is the definitive resource and reference work for crystallography. The series consists of eight volumes and comprises articles and tables of data relevant to crystallographic research and to applications of crystallographic methods in all sciences concerned with the structure and properties of materials.