[Biojava-l] Retrieving AUTHOR information from PDB file

Andreas Prlic andreas at sdsc.edu
Fri Jul 10 00:16:19 UTC 2009

Such documentation does not exist yet, so please go ahead and add
something to the wiki. Since the datamodel works with PDB files and
MMCIF files ideally the documentation would cover both ;-)


On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 4:12 AM, Andrew Clegg<andrew at nervechannel.com> wrote:
> By the way -- does anyone have any documentation on which PDB fields
> correspond to which methods on the Structure and PDBHeader objects?
> In some cases, this is obvious, but in others it's not so clear -- for
> example PDBHeader#getDescription(), since there isn't a DESCRIPTION
> field in a PDB file.
> If not, I can start putting one together for the wiki, but I don't
> want to duplicate work...
> Andrew.
> 2009/7/9 Andrew Clegg <andrew at nervechannel.com>:
>> 2009/7/9 Andreas Prlic <andreas at sdsc.edu>:
>>> Hi Andrew,
>>> The PdbFileParser at the present does not process the AUTHOR lines, yet, but
>>> should be easy to add.. If you need this urgently, you could quickly patch
>>> the PdbFileParser, otherwise I'll add it to SVN in the next couple of
>>> days...
>> No, it's not urgent, I can wait til you have a chance to do it rather
>> than trying to figure it out myself :-)
>> Could you let me know when you've added it in though please?
>> Many thanks!
>> Andrew.
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