The Alignment Database was conceived as the first step in a thorough-going analysis of the dependence of amino-acid substitutions as a function of their structural environment, and to assist in the knowledge-based derivation of `Principles of Protein Structure'. The results of some of that analytical work were published in Protein Science, with a supplementary kinemage.
The set of superposed structures is not made available here, but rather we provide links into our copy of the Brookhaven database, which is a little out of date. The structures are served using chemical/MIME so that your local molecular viewer (eg RasMol) will be automagically invoked, if it is correctly installed and configured, which we strongly recommend. However, bear in mind that we don't have all the structures, and furthermore, the raw PDB files may involve more than the domain alluded to, may be an NMR structure with 16 copies, or may contain only C-alpha atoms.
The tables presented here group known protein structures for which
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