Data Item _entity.pdbx_description

General

Item name
_entity.pdbx_description
Category name
entity
Attribute name
pdbx_description
Required in PDB entries
no
Required for PDB deposition
yes
Used in current PDB entries
Yes, in about 99.9 % of entries

Item Description

A description of the entity. Corresponds to the compound name in the PDB format.
 DNA (5'-D(*GP*(CH3)CP*GP*(CH3)CP*GP*C)-3')
 PROFLAVINE
 PROTEIN (DEOXYRIBONUCLEASE I (E.C.3.1.21.1))

Additional Item Example for Depositors

 Green fluorescent protein

Data Type

Data type code
line
Data type detail
char item types / multi-word items ...
Primitive data type code
char
Regular expression
[][ \t_(),.;:"&<>/\{}'`~!@#$%?+=*A-Za-z0-9|^-]*

Aliases

Alias Item Name Dictionary Name Dictionary Version
_entity.ndb_description cif_rcsb.dic 1.1