[BiO BB] Structural genomics and PDB growth?
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Wed Aug 11 03:53:17 EDT 2004
--- Dan Bolser <dmb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Aug 2004, Iddo Friedberg wrote:
> >Hi Dan,
> >For your first question:
> >We published something in PSB'04
> >I don't know about definitive, but it is fairly exhaustive, based
> >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?
I'm not sure by what you mean by "an increasing rate of increase".
PDB growth is exponential.
> >--- Dan Bolser <dmb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> >> Can anyone point me at definative literature for estimates of
> >> growth
> >> 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?
> >> Cheers,
> >> Dan.
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> >Iddo Friedberg
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The Burnham Institute
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