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I have a couple structures that are nearly ready to be deposited in the PDB. Out of curiosity, I ran them through the ADIT's precheck tool and they failed with one error after another, as I lacked all sorts of additional records (TER, SEQRES, HETNAM, etc.) that my refinement and modelling tools don't seem to care about.

From what I understand/guess, the online submission tool will help fill in all the metadata (REMARKs, etc.), but how do I turn my coordinates into something acceptable?

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Question has been reasked at… – bobthejoe Apr 12 '12 at 23:54
If you don't mind I'll borrow this question to add it to the proposal as an example – marcin Oct 16 '15 at 10:17

These two links go through the specifications required for the PDB format:


Link1 primarily goes through the specs. required if you say have a NMR file you would therefore require the MODEL statement. It also goes through other statements such as when to use TER and how each ATOM line should look etc...


Link2 goes through the other statements such as HEADER, REMARKS and TITLE

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