Architectural protein drawings
Kristin M. Fox
fox at penelope.bio.cornell.edu
Fri Nov 12 15:06:59 EST 1993
In article <fox-121193075728 at 18.104.22.168>, fox at penelope.bio.cornell.edu
(Kristin M. Fox) wrote:
> In article <2bthh9$mnj at mserv1.dl.ac.uk>, dmartin at crc.ac.uk (David Martin
> x3175) wrote:
> > I am trying to track down a package that will draw protein ribbons with
> > arrows for beta sheet and cylinders for alpha helices. someone in my
> > lab mentioned "MOLSCRIPT" but apart from that I can't find anything to
> > give me the sort of pictures I want.
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > ....David Martin
> > dmartin at crc.ac.uk
> Are you looking for programs which produce printed outputs of
> ribbon drawings or programs which display such diagrams on
> computer graphics?
> MOLSCRIPT is a gook program to produce black and white
> outputs (color is available).
> Some other programs which make ribbon drawings
> MIDAS ribbons and space filling diagrams and much more
> for computer graphics
> INSIGHT a commercial package for graphics, pretty expensive
> If you are interested in any of these I can post the Email
> addresses where you can obtain them.
I have received several requests to post the ways of obtaining
ribbon drawing programs, so here is the info I have:
Ref: J. Appl. Cryst. (1991) 24, 946-950.
Can be obtained from the author Dr. Per J. Kraulis at
Dept. of Biochemistry
University of Cambridge
Tennis Court Road
Cambridge CB2 1 QW
Ref: J. Mol. Graphics 6, 13-27 (1988).
This was developed by the Computer Graphics Laboratory
at UCSF, and is available from them at:
Computer Graphics Laboratory
School of Pharmacy
University of California, San Francisco
a commercial package available from
BIOSYM Technologies, Inc.
Eastern Regional Office
4 Century Drive
Parsippany, NJ 07054
written by Mike Carson
Email: carson at gtx.cmc.uab.edu
carson at uabcmc.bitnet
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