NGL Viewer statistics

To access cutting-edge analytics on consensus tools, life science contexts and associated fields, you will need to subscribe to our premium service.


Citations per year

Citations chart

Popular tool citations

chevron_left Molecule viewers chevron_right
Popular tools chart

Tool usage distribution map

Tool usage distribution map

Associated diseases

Associated diseases

NGL Viewer specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_08299
Name NGL Viewer
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Programming languages Javascript
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




Additional information

Publications for NGL Viewer


NGL Viewer: a web application for molecular visualization.

2015 Nucleic Acids Res
PMCID: 4489237
PMID: 25925569
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkv402

NGL Viewer in publications

PMCID: 5874643
PMID: 29295593
DOI: 10.3390/vaccines6010002

[…] of native and recombinant cm momp was carried out as previously described []., predicted structural models of porb/vd and nl porb monomers and trimers were created with swiss model workspace [,] and ngl viewer []. as a template, the 3.2 å resolution x-ray crystal structure of the n. meningitidis porb was used (pdb id 3wi4, 63% amino acid sequence homology with nl porb) []. , purified porb/vds […]

PMCID: 5473584
PMID: 28574982
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005575

[…] sequence files., next, we compared the load time of implementations in different programming languages. we benchmarked three commonly used software libraries: biopython [] (, ngl viewer [] (, and biojava [] ( written in python, javascript, and java, respectively. a benchmark set of 1,000 randomly selected pdb entries […]

PMCID: 5570162
PMID: 28472503
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkx365

[…] standard dssp algorithm () and routinely featured in general-purpose molecular graphics programs, such as jmol/jsmol (,), the pymol molecular graphics system (version 1.8, schrödinger, llc), and the ngl viewer (). however, the field of rna structural bioinformatics is still lagging behind; for example, most current molecular graphics tools lack built-in support even for base pairs, double […]

PMCID: 5167066
PMID: 27551105
DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btw547

[…] which are depicted using custom icons., a new 3d visualization is available that supports mapping of any protein sequence annotation from the protein feature view onto protein structures using the ngl viewer (). the data integration enabled by the tools described below is used to provide several novel tracks: the exon structure track shows a mapping of the exon/intron boundaries onto the first […]



PMCID: 4489256
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkv686

[…] clearance center, 222 rosewood drive, danvers, ma 01923., typeset by aptara inc., delhi, india., printed by bell & bain, glasgow, uk., caption: molecular visualizations available in the ngl viewer web application and accessible through a graphical user interface. the center panel shows the asymmetric unit (rainbow cartoon) of light activated rhodopsin (pdb entry 3pqr) overlaid onto […]

To access a full list of publications, you will need to upgrade to our premium service.

NGL Viewer institution(s)
RCSB Protein Data Bank, San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
NGL Viewer funding source(s)
Supported in part by the NIH (U01 CA198942;), and the RCSB PDB which is jointly funded by the NSF, the NIH, and the US DoE (NSF DBI-1338415;).

NGL Viewer reviews

star_border star_border star_border star_border star_border
star star star star star

Be the first to review NGL Viewer