Any program to create a spacefilling 3d-model from PDB-files?

Martin Kroeker martin at tutor.oc.chemie.th-darmstadt.de
Thu Jan 9 12:59:31 EST 1997


Stephen Williams (s.m.williams.bcm at bham.ac.uk) wrote:
: There is an add on to PovRay to enable it to read PDB files. I only
: had a quick look a couple of months back but never got around to using
: it properly. E-mail me if you're interested and I'll try to find out
: where I downloaded it from.

One such program is pdb2pov by one Dr. Eric Suchanek. The latest version
i found is 1.19 from 1994, and his email adress given in the readme is
apparently no longer valid.
I have corrected an off-by-one bug in a loop count in his code and placed
it on out ftp server tutor.oc.chemie.th-darmstadt.de - the 'archie' servers
should be able to lead you to original/official versions.
Martin
PS: If anybody knows the current address of Dr.Suchanek, i would appreciate
    this information. I have added ball-and-stick VRML output recently and
    would like to consult him before releasing my version.
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Dr.-Ing. Martin Kroeker                 
Inst. f. Organ. Chemie                   martin at oc2.oc.chemie.th-darmstadt.de
Univ. (TH) Darmstadt                           db7p at hrzpub.th-darmstadt.de
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