Data Item _em_helical_entity.axial_symmetry

General

Item name
_em_helical_entity.axial_symmetry
Category name
em_helical_entity
Attribute name
axial_symmetry
Required in PDB entries
yes
Used in current PDB entries
Yes, in about 0.07 % of entries

Item Description

Symmetry of the helical axis, either cyclic (Cn) or dihedral (Dn), where n>=1.

Data Type

Data type code
point_group_helical
Data type detail
Point group symmetry for helices in Schoenflies notation
Primitive data type code
char
Regular expression
[CD][1-9][0-9]*