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Number of New Protein Structures in 2025


The structures of proteins in different contexts are collected in the Protein Data Bank. These come from different types of experiments, mainly X-ray crystallography, NMR, and cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM). The number of structures deposited each year has been increasing, rising from 2,938 in 2000 to 15,436 in 2020.

How many structures will be newly deposited to the Protein Data Bank archive in 2025?

The count for 2025 will appear in the Total Depositions column of the table “Statistics For PDB Structures That Are Deposited And Processed By Year And Site” on this page, or the most similar form of statistics provided by the Worldwide PDB organization at that time.

This resolves when the year 2026 is added to the table, indicating the running count for 2025 is complete.

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