GLYCAM-Web | Utilities for molecular modeling of carbohydrates

Search for glycans in the PDB.

This tool facilitates searching for glycans and carbohydrates in the Protein Data Bank (PDB).


This tool simplifies searching for and viewing glycans and glycoproteins in the PDB. It also enables searching for modified carbohydrates and provides detailed information pertaining to the structures. The user can search the entire PDB or a analyse a single PDB entry.


  • A familiarity with carbohydrate nomenclature.
1. Montgomery, et al., Manuscript in preparation


Search for Glycans (point-and-click)
Search entire PDB by selecting glycan components.
Analyse Individual PDB entry
Obtain glycan information for a single PDB entry
Search for Glycans (text entry)
Type-in or copy-paste a glycan sequence in GLYCAM text format. Wild cards (*) allowed.

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