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2015 | 62 | 3 | 629-631
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RASMOL AB - New functionalities in the program for structure analysis

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For many years RasMol was one of the most used programs for molecular visualization. It was an excellent tool due to its simplicity and its low demand of computer power. Today it is replaced by OpenGL programs, which have excellent graphics that new computers can additionally handle. Molecular graphics is one of the best tools for the analysis of biomolecular data. With high efficiency and a low demand of computer power, RasMol can still be used as a quick and handy tool used for the analysis of biomolecular structures with good results. In this paper, we describe modifications to the RasMol program, as implemented on the base of RasMol AB 2. We introduced several new functions, namely: the identification of histidine isomers, and advanced structural selection and macro capabilities (as implemented in the point-click menu), which result in an increase in the speed and accuracy of structural analyses. The program can be downloaded from the project page: http://etoh.chem.univ.gda.pl/rasmol/
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62
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3
Pages
629-631
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published
2015
received
2015-01-12
revised
2015-08-04
accepted
2015-08-09
(unknown)
2015-08-28
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  • Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Gdansk, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdańsk, Poland
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  • Theoretical Chemistry Group, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Gdansk, Gdańsk, Poland
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