Data Item


Item name
Category name
Attribute name
Required in PDB entries
Used in current PDB entries
Yes, in about 100.0 % of entries

Item Description

Name of an author of the citation; relevant for journal articles, books and book chapters. The family name(s), followed by a comma and including any dynastic components, precedes the first name(s) or initial(s).

Additional Descriptive Information for Depositors

 Author of a journal article, book chapter, whole book, or thesis. It is not to be used for editor(s) names. Provide the authors' name by using surname (family, or last name), a comma, followed by period separated initials for first and middle names. The word Junior is abbreviated as Jr. Umlauts and other character modifiers should not be included.
 Bleary, Percival R.
 O'Neil, F.K.
 Van den Bossche, G.
 Yang, D.-L.
 Simonov, Yu.A

Additional Item Example for Depositors

 Jones, T.J.

Data Type

Data type code
Data type detail
char item types / multi-word items ...
Primitive data type code
Regular expression
[][ \t_(),.;:"&<>/\{}'`~!@#$%?+=*A-Za-z0-9|^-]*
Deposition data type
Deposition regular expression
(([A-Za-z0-9_]+(( |-|'|\. )[A-Za-z0-9_]+)*( Jr.| III)?, [A-Za-z0-9_]\.(-?[A-Za-z0-9_]+\.)*)|(Seattle Structural Genomics Center for Infectious Disease.*)|(Structural Genomics Consortium.*)|(QCRG Structural Biology Consortium.*)|(Center for Structural Genomics of Infectious Diseases.*)|(Center for Structural Biology of Infectious Diseases.*))


Alias Item Name Dictionary Name Dictionary Version
_citation_author_name cif_core.dic 2.0.1