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Modeling an Enzyme Active Site using Molecular Visualization Freeware

DOI :

10.3791/63170-v

14:37 min

December 25th, 2021

December 25th, 2021

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1The University of Texas at Austin, 2Mount Mary University, 3College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, 4Wabash College

A key skill in biomolecular modeling is displaying and annotating active sites in proteins. This technique is demonstrated using four popular free programs for macromolecular visualization: iCn3D, Jmol, PyMOL, and UCSF ChimeraX.

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