Search the RCSB PDB in Your Web Browser
|In a hurry to search for a PDB entry? Add the RCSB PDB search engine to your web browser to perform queries directly through the browser's search box. "RCSB Full Text or PDB ID Search" and "RCSB Author Search" queries can be performed (alongside similar searches to Google and Yahoo) in the search box of modern browsers such as Firefox (versions 3+) and Internet Explorer (7+).
To add this OpenSearch functionality to your web browser:
|To search the RCSB PDB directly from your browser without going to the RCSB PDB website, select one of the RCSB PDB search engines from the query pulldown menu. Reading about a PDB entry in a paper? Use the "RCSB Full Text or PDB ID Search" to search by the PDB ID. Use the "RCSB Author Search" to search for structures by the same author. As you type the author name in the browser search box, the "autocomplete" functionality will suggest possible name matches.