Sunday, May 22, 2011

I can design molecular graphics


Histidine is one of the amino acids making up proteins.

I made the image above using PyMOL, a molecular visualisation software used by scientists in the labs to see protein structures. Beautiful, right?

You can download PyMOL for educational use free of charge.

I got the file for histidine here.

How to use PyMOL? You can follow a few links here: (opens in Adobe Reader) (opens in Adobe Reader)

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