contact map generation?

islam islam at
Thu Jan 23 06:30:34 EST 1997

>Ira Ropson wrote:
> Is there an easy way to construct a contact map for a protein of known
> structure in the PDB? I'd like to know and compare the nearest neighbor
> amino acids to a particular residue in a family of proteins with very


I have a program which will read a pdb file (or
a portion from it) and produce a postscript file
of the map and a table of contacts (you can define
"contact" e.g. ca-ca with distance cutoff or atom-atom).

If you have a SG or SUN and are interested please let me     
know ?

Suhail A Islam
Biomolecular Modelling Laboratory
Imperial Cancer Research Fund
44 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PX
Tel:   +44 (0)171 269 3380
Fax:   +44 (0)171 269 3479
email: islam at

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