rcsbsearch - Query protein structures from python

The rcsbsearch package provides a python interface to the RCSB Search API. Use it to fetch lists of PDB IDs corresponding to advanced query searches.


Get it from pypi:

pip install rcsbsearch

Or, download from github


Code is licensed under the BSD 3-clause license. See the LICENSE for details.


Please cite the rcsbsearch package by URL:


You should also cite the RCSB service this package utilizes:

Yana Rose, Jose M. Duarte, Robert Lowe, Joan Segura, Chunxiao Bi, Charmi Bhikadiya, Li Chen, Alexander S. Rose, Sebastian Bittrich, Stephen K. Burley, John D. Westbrook. RCSB Protein Data Bank: Architectural Advances Towards Integrated Searching and Efficient Access to Macromolecular Structure Data from the PDB Archive, Journal of Molecular Biology, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2020.11.003