Re: odd display of ambpdb generated files

From: Mihaly Mezei <>
Date: Tue 17 Apr 2001 15:18:03 -0400

> The atom name can extend to the residue # in the standard.
I am afraid that this is incorrect. Col 17 is the 'alternate loaction
indicator' - when non-blank, it indicates that the same atom can have
multiple positions (after all the PDB format was established by

Mihaly Mezei,

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