Interactive visualization tools for the structural biologist

We have developed two software plugins for the Mac OSX operating system that allow rapid and convenient visualization of PDB files and X-ray diffraction images directly within the file browser, without the need of full-featured applications.  We have just published a paper describing this work:

Porebski BT, Ho BK, Buckle AM. (2013) Interactive visualization tools for the structural biologist. J. Appl. Cryst. (2013). 46, 1518-1520.

Project page and download

Shown below are views of a folder containing PDB files. Shown on the right is a Finder window of a folder containing PDB files with the PyMol rendered cartoon thumbnail. On the left is a QuickLook popup of the same PDB file using the Jolecule viewer.

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