International
Tables for
Crystallography
Volume G
Definition and exchange of crystallographic data
Edited by S. R. Hall and B. McMahon

International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. G. ch. 2.2, pp. 20-36
https://doi.org/10.1107/97809553602060000728

Chapter 2.2. Specification of the Crystallographic Information File (CIF)

S. R. Hall,a* J. D. Westbrook,b N. Spadaccini,c I. D. Brown,d H. J. Bernsteine and B. McMahonf

aSchool of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia,bProtein Data Bank, Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8087, USA,cSchool of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia,dBrockhouse Institute for Materials Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M1,eDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, Kramer Science Center, Dowling College, Idle Hour Blvd, Oakdale, NY 11769, USA, and fInternational Union of Crystallography, 5 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
Correspondence e-mail:  syd@crystal.uwa.edu.au

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