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Program Description

Bobscript

Non-interactive graphics program based on an older version of molscript that adds the capability of displaying electron density.

CHAIN

Model building and visualization

Chimera Extensible Molecular Modeling Program
Coot Coot is for model building, model completion and validation.

DINO

Visualization

MSV

Molecular Surface Viewer

Garlic 1.6 Molecular Viewer and Editor

Grasp

Interactive graphics with an emphasis on displaying electrostatic surfaces

Ligplot 4.5.3

Makes schematic illustration of protein-ligand interactions

MidasPlus

Interactive graphics program

MIFit MIFit is a fitting and molecular modeling program (Manual PDF)

Molden

A package for displaying MOLecular DENsity

MolMol

Interactive graphics program

Moloc

Model building and visualization

Molray

A web interface to POV-Ray that produces high-quality molecular-graphics images from O plot files and other sources

Molscript

Non-interactive graphics program produces nice postscript schematics or, in combination with raster3d, rendered schematics

Nucplot

A program to generate schematic diagrams of protein-nucleic acid interactions

O 12

Model building and visualization

Povray

The Persistence of Vision Ray Tracer is a computer graphics software that can create stunning photo-realistic computer-generated images and animations

Pymol (UCSF only)

Optimized real-time 3D structure visualization (Manual)

Raster3D

Non-interactive graphics program-especially useful with molscript

Ribbons 3.20

Interactive graphics program with an emphasis on making schematic diagrams

Setor

Interactive graphics program with an emphasis on making schematic diagrams (75 page pdf manual)

VIDA Visual Interface to Drug design Applications

XtalView

Heavy atom refinement, phasing, model building

Miscellaneous

chooch

Calculates anomalous scattering coefficients from a fluorescence scan of your crystal which can be useful in analyzing MAD data

GEM

Eric Fauman's "most excellent" program for superimposing protomer coordinates.

'Jiffies'

Small utilities for data formating

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