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Macromolecular dictionary (mmCIF) version 2.0.09

_entity.type

Name:
'_entity.type'

Definition:

   Defines the type of the entity.

   Polymer entities are expected to have corresponding
   ENTITY_POLY and associated entries.

   Non-polymer entities are expected to have corresponding
   CHEM_COMP and associated entries.

   Water entities are not expected to have corresponding
   entries in the ENTITY category.

Type: ucode

Mandatory item: no


The data value must be one of the following:


polymer
entity is a polymer

non-polymer
entity is not a polymer

water
water in the solvent model

Category: entity