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Published: Kem. Ind. 72 (1-2) (2023) 95–101
Paper reference number: KUI-29/2022
Paper type: Review / Chemistry in Teaching
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The 50th Anniversary of the Founding of the Biological Macromolecules Structures Database

G. Šinko


Databases are important because of the unified presentation of information according to a specific subject. Publicly available databases have additional value due to easier access to knowledge and information. The article describes the database of protein structures, Protein Data Bank – PDB, its establishment, humble beginnings, and the very important status it has today. Particular emphasis is placed on the part of the database dedicated to professors and students in order to access the data in the database more easily and use them in their work or education.

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database, protein structure, nucleic acids, inhibitors, education