DSSP program

Dan Jacobson danj at WELCHGATE.WELCH.JHU.EDU
Wed Jan 13 18:14:49 EST 1993

HEFFRON at UCRVMS.EARN (Susan Heffron) writes:

>Does anyone know where we could obtain the DSSP program for defining secondary
>structural elements from coordinates?  We would need a version that could
>run on VAX/VMS.

You can find binary executables for DSSP for several machine types 
in the pub/software/unix/dssp of both sunbcd.weizmann.ac.il and 
felix.embl-heidelberg.de available by both anonymous ftp and gopher.

           FILE -r--r--r--      52406  Sep 18 19:22  dssp.dec.Z
           FILE -r--r--r--      54116  Sep 18 19:22  dssp.evs.Z
           FILE -r--r--r--      80099  Sep 18 19:22  dssp.sgi.Z
           FILE -r--r--r--      45397  Sep 18 19:22  dssp.sparc.Z
           FILE -r--r--r--     107181  Sep 18 19:22  dssp.stellar.Z
           FILE -r--r--r--     106496  Oct 22 00:13  dsspvms.exe

Here's a note from the README file there:


The accompanying executable is a test version of the
program DSSP by Wolfgang Kabsch and Chris Sander.

The test version produces correct output, but will expire
in early 1993 at which time a new version will become 

Apply to Sander at embl-heidelberg.de (Chris Sander) for 
an academic or commercial license for the 1993 version. 


Best of luck,

Dan Jacobson

danj at welchgate.welch.jhu.edu

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