[BiO BB] Structural genomics and PDB growth?
dmb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk
Tue Aug 10 19:46:53 EDT 2004
On Mon, 9 Aug 2004, Iddo Friedberg wrote:
>For your first question:
>We published something in PSB'04
>I don't know about definitive, but it is fairly exhaustive, based on
>data which was up-to-date for summer 2003.
>PDB will keep growing as long as crystallographers/NMR people have
>jobs and have families to feed. Future growth rate, as always, is
>estimated by extrapolation. However, come the technological
>breakthrough whcih will enable faster solutions for membrane
>proteins, the growth rate will probably increase :)
That is the thing, but is the rate of increase increasing?
>--- Dan Bolser <dmb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Can anyone point me at definative literature for estimates of PDB
>> and the impact of structural genomics?
>> What evidence do we have that the PDB will keep growing? What is
>> the best
>> current estimate of that growth rate?
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