Learn to use the PSI-Nature Structural Biology Knowledgebase (SBKB), which integrates a wide variety of structural biology and structural genomics resources into one easy to navigate site in order to turn this vast set of information into knowledge important in understanding living systems and disease. Each month the Structural Biology Update provides: editorials on research advances, a primer on a featured molecule, news articles, new additions to the SBKB research library, and a listing of events for the structural biology and structural genomics community. The SBKB connects biological information from a wide variety of popular web resources (KEGG, Reactome, NCBI, and more) with vast amounts of structural information available from the Protein Data Bank (PDB) and other Protein Structure Initiative (PSI) resources into one knowledgebase. Its simple search interface allows researchers to search by sequence, structure or text and provides well organized, easy to navigate result summaries and detailed reports of results.
You will learn:
This tutorial is a part of the tutorial group Protein-centric and protein structure resources. You might find the other tutorials in the group interesting:
Pfam: Protein Domain families
UniProt: UniProt, Universal Protein Resource
RCSB PDB: RCSB Protein Data Bank
MMDB: Molecular Modeling Database at NCBI
Entrez Protein: NCBI's Entrez Protein for amino acid-centric information
Proteins : Tools that are primarily used in the storage, retrieval, or exploration of amino acid based data. Some tools may also involve nucleotide sequence information.
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Recent BioMed Central research articles citing this resource
DePietro J Paul et al., Quantification of the impact of PSI:Biology according to the annotations of the determined structures Computational analysis. BMC Structural Biology (2013) doi:10.1186/1472-6807-13-24
Fajardo J Eduardo et al., Protein structure based prediction of catalytic residues Structural analysis. BMC Bioinformatics (2013) doi:10.1186/1471-2105-14-63
Lee David et al., 1,000 structures and more from the MCSG. BMC Structural Biology (2011) doi:10.1186/1472-6807-11-2
Hodis Eran et al., Proteopedia - a scientific "wiki" bridging the rift between three-dimensional structure and function of biomacromolecules. Genome Biology (2008) doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-8-r121