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Time-stamped Copies of PDB and EMDB Archives

01/03 wwPDB News

<I>New archive snapshots are available. </I>New archive snapshots are available.

A snapshot of the PDB Core archive (, as of January 2, 2024 has been added to, (AWS), and Snapshots have been archived annually since 2005 to provide readily identifiable data sets for research on the PDB archive.

The directory 20240101 includes the 214,121 experimentally-determined structure and experimental data available at that time. Atomic coordinate and related metadata are available in PDBx/mmCIF, PDB, and XML file formats. The date and time stamp of each file indicates the last time the file was modified. The snapshot of PDB Core Archive is 1,242 GB.

A snapshot of the EMDB Core archive ( as of January 01, 2024 can be found in and The snapshot of EMDB Core Archive contains map files and their metadata within XML files for both released and obsoleted entries (32,033 and 282, respectively) and is 14 TB in size.