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PDB -> DXF or 3DS (Rendering)

Martin Kroeker martin at tutor.oc.chemie.th-darmstadt.de
Mon Mar 27 05:02:01 EST 1995

C. R. Bartke (bartke at hrz-serv7.hrz.uni-kassel.de) wrote:

: I am looking for a conversion utility that will read in a PDB-structure
: file and then write a file-format that is understood by any rendering
: program (POVray, 3D-Studio, ...). Presumably this is a .DXF or, in case

pdb2pov, available at least from ftp.povray.org (and probably mirrored in 
Oldenburg ?).

: Is there maybe another program like Rasmol on the Internet, which provides
: higher image resolution output? This would help as well.

Try Ethan Merritt's Raster3D from stanzi.bchem.washington.edu, it is a
great renderer for protein structures.

Hope this helps,
Dr.-Ing. Martin Kroeker                 
Inst. f. Organ. Chemie                   martin at oc2.oc.chemie.th-darmstadt.de
Univ. (TH) Darmstadt                           db7p at hrzpub.th-darmstadt.de

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