|MIME type: chemical/x-cif|
3D molecular model file.
Used in cheminformatics applications and on the web for storing and exchanging molecule models.
CIF is an acronym for Crystallographic Information File and Crystallographic Information Framework.
Plain text format.
Extensible self-describing format.
Developed in 1991 by the International Union of Crystallography.
|"Elements"||list of elements and options available in this file|
|"Rules"||full list of rules for each element and option|
|"Options"||list of rules for options, properties, and settings|
|"Data"||numerical and textual data, given as a list of rules|
|"Comments"||user comments as a list of strings|