[Biopython-dev] pull request: Handle MMCIF with multiple models (closes 2943)

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Mon Apr 23 17:02:01 UTC 2012

On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 7:48 AM, Lenna Peterson <arklenna at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've implemented the parser changes (written by Paul Bathen; see bug
> report) to allow the MMCIF parser to handle multiple models.
> Models are now accessed by a string key of their model number, rather
> than an arbitrary index (structure['1'] versus structure[0]).
> I updated the MMCIF unit test for the new model access method and
> added a test file with multiple models.
> I'm not sure if there is documentation to be updated re: accessing the models.
> issue: https://redmine.open-bio.org/issues/2943
> pull request: https://github.com/biopython/biopython/pull/34

I've applied that to the trunk, thank you, but on reading this, why are the
model keys strings and not integers? Does MMCIF allow odd keys or


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