Systematic Errors in MATRIX entries of PDB?

Steven Brenner seb1005 at bio.cam.ac.uk
Thu Mar 18 15:22:15 EST 1993


In article <01GVU4RCYK1U9I48I0 at NBRF.Georgetown.Edu>, on
newsgroup bionet.molbio.software,
POSTMASTER at NBRF.GEORGETOWN.EDU writes:

> In message <9303150316.AA23839 at net.bio.net> Steven Brenner
> (seb1005 at bio.cam.ac.uk) asks

[....]

>> I have been told that many of the translation records are
>> systematically incorrect as a result of a bug in an early
>> crystallographic program.  Is this true?  If so, is there a program
>> (or at least an algorithm) to convert the erroneous translation
>> records to correct ones?

> I think a more appropriate forum for this question would be the group
> PROTEIN-CRYSTALLOGRAPHY at xtal-log at net.bio.net and the corresponding European
> network address.  In that group your question could be addressed by a member of
> the PDB staff and other crystallographers.

Can anyone address this question?

Thanks very much.

-Steven

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