The following software and web-servers are being utilized and/or
cross-linked by the POLYVIEW-3D web server:
W.L. DeLano's PyMol
from DeLano Scientific, San Carlos, CA, USA and
(v 2.7.3) from Biomolecular Structures Group,
They are being used to render 3D images of
It is being used to set up the initial structure
orientation, center of view and zoom level.
The DSSP program
by W. Kabsch and C. Sander available at the Centre for
Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics, University of
It is being used for calculation of the protein
secondary structure and relative solvent accessibility.
The BLAST program
from National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), USA
It is being used to perform sequence homology search
and obtain multiple sequence alignment
server from L. Liang lab at University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
It is being used for finding pockets within
database from Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
It is being used to find and map known protein
domains to the submitted structure.
database from the Institute of Enzymology, Budapest, Hungary
It is being used for mapping the protein regions
putatively spanning membrane to the submitted structure.
The ImageMagick software suite.
It is being used for converting images into different
formats and enhancing static slides with advanced
We would also like to thank users of POLYVIEW-3D for their feedback,
Prof. E. Martz
for his valuable suggestions and endorsement of our
efforts to improve the server.
Design and text of the tutorial was developed by
A. Porollo and
For additional information, refer to our
Frequently Asked Questions.
Your feedback is very welcome.
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