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PARVATI validation tool for anisotropy in high-res structures

Ethan A Merritt merritt at u.washington.edu
Tue Jun 8 12:36:01 EST 1999


		Announcement: PARVATI V1.0
		==========================

PARVATI is a web-based validation/analysis tool for macromolecular 
structures refined with individual anisotropic atomic displacement 
parameters.   Normally this means atomic or near-atomic resolution 
protein structures being refined with SHELXL or REFMAC.  

Any PDB file containing ANISOU records can be up-loaded anonymously 
via the web for automated processing. The resulting analysis is fed 
back to the originating web browser.

The June issue of Acta D contains a paper describing the use of the
Parvati web server to analyze the distribution of atomic anisotropy 
in the set of near-atomic resolution structures currently available 
in the PDB.

PARVATI server:	
	http://www.bmsc.washington.edu/parvati/

reference:
	Expanding the Model: Anisotropic Displacement Parameters 
	in Protein Structure Refinement. E A Merritt (1999).
	Acta Crystallographica D55, 1109-1117. 


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Ethan A Merritt                     Biomolecular Structure Center
merritt at u.washington.edu            Dept of Biological Structure 
                                    University of Washington     
                                    Seattle, WA 98195-7742       
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