The EMDataBank Web Service is a self-contained programming interface based on the SOAP protocol offering application components for use by other applications over the Internet. The Web Service allows other applications to obtain data regarding maps/structures in the EMDB. The data is returned in XML format. For examples of the type of information provided by this service, visit the web-based test. The web-based test allows users to submit queries via procedure calls offered by the Web Service. For examples of how to include the Web Service in your own applications, see the "Client Test Examples" below.