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Bob bbruner at uclink4.berkeley.edu
Thu Aug 16 19:34:40 EST 2001

On Thu, 16 Aug 2001 23:46:04 +0100, "Ben Tristem" <news at tristem.net>

>As far as the viewing is concerned I'm very happy with WebLab ViewerLite. What would be the most
>similar product for construction of the models?

Are you talking about "small" organic molecules (not proteins)? If so,
use ChemSketch, from ACD Labs, which let's you draw a structure, and
convert it to the 3D. Don't need WebLab Viewer anymore.

Many many small molecules are available as pdb files. the Okanagan
collection is one excellent source, and probably includes much of what
you want for biol.

I have introductory pages for RasMol and ChemSketch (as well as Isis),
for my students. Suggest you start with the RasMol page, especially
the section on making your own structure files. The RasMol page also
contains the Okanagan address.




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