[BiO BB] struture viewing

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Fri Jan 16 00:55:53 EST 2004

I have been quite happy with VMD (http://www.ks.uiuc.edu), Ghemical, 
Pymol, and a few others.  If you are an old XMol user, JMol will feel 
very familiar.  There are quite a few others as well.


Iddo Friedberg wrote:

> Hi  Pankaj,
> I have always been partial  to PyMol for visualization and terrific 
> graphics. Swiss-PDB viewer is good on visualizatoin (not as great as 
> PyMol), but  adds modelling functionality, should you require it.
> People I know praise Molscipt for pulish-quality graphics. But I am 
> not experienced with that.
> Hope this helps,
> Iddo
> Pankaj wrote:
>> hello everyone,
>> i have been using insightII (on SGI) for protein structure viewing and
>> modelling of proteins and it seemed very friendly. now i have shifted
>> to a linux machine on which insightII does not work. i have lot of
>> options for macromolecular viewing tools (eg rasmol, vmd etc) for
>> linux but i cannot decide which is the best. i tried rasmol but it was
>> not very competent in terms that it didnt have many options. can
>> someone help in this regard.
>> thanks in advance
>> pankaj

Joseph Landman, Ph.D
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