Software for superposition of similar molecules/domains

Boris Steipe steipe at
Fri Jan 13 06:41:57 EST 1995

In article <Pine.SGI.3.90.950112225826.13608D-100000 at>,
R.Faber at (Rick Faber) wrote:

> Anyone know of a 'automated' way of doing superpositions of different 
> molecules other than using O?  I'd just like to save a little of the
> drugery of figuring which C-alphas should correspond to which in 
> several different domains/molecules.  Someone must have written code to 
> do this somewhere.....  Any hints would be appreciated.
> cheers,
> Rick
> R.Faber at

You might want to check the article "Classification of Protein folds"
C. Orengo, Curr. Opinion Struct. Biol., 4:429-440 which discusses several
algorithms suitable for this task.

Boris <steipe at>

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