Extracting Coorodinates from Stereo Diagrams.

C.S.RAMAN raman at BIOC01.UTHSCSA.EDU
Tue Aug 16 08:41:55 EST 1994


To Menachem and others interested in this:

> There are still structures being published with the authors not
> depositing their coordinates.  I happen to be interested in 
> such a structure, and all I have is an alpha-carbon diagram
> in stereo.  I remember that Michael Rossmann wrote a program
> many years ago to extract coordinates from a stereo diagram.
> Does anyone know where I can get this program or a related one?

In addition to what I had told you about its existence in the PDB, here
is what I recently found.  The program is still called STEREO and has
been substantially modified (original version 1974 Michael Rossmann) by
Jin-Bi Dai also at purdue.  The latest version of the program is dated
1994 and you can obtain a copy of the source and associated man page
from the latter author.

Jin-Bi Dai can be reached via e-mail at:

b4x at mace.cc.purdue.edu

Hope this helps.
Cheers
-raman
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