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OpenAstexViewer specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_05048
Name OpenAstexViewer
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Java
License GNU Lesser General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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PMCID: 4616369
PMID: 26039129
DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000000925

[…] automated homology modeling program., the homology-modeling server swiss-model was accessed at, the 3d models were visualized by the deepview/swiss-pdbviewer 4.1.0 and openastexviewer 3.0 softwares., for each 3d model of the native and variant proteins, narrow grooves, hydrophobic patches, and electrostatic potential on charged residues using the coulomb method […]

PMCID: 3898923
PMID: 24113529
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2013.09.021

[…] see a., the 3d visualisation engine of the viewer generates a surface rendering of a map at any desired contour level. it is a java applet augmenting the open astex viewer (oav) applet (; ). the interface for interacting with the applet inside the browser relies on a combination of html and javascript. the main features of the viewer, including its ability […]

PMCID: 3640467
PMID: 23633580
DOI: 10.1107/S0907444913001157

[…] snapshots that highlight interesting aspects of the three-dimensional structure, such as the ligand-binding environment, domains and quaternary structure. pdbe has enhanced the capabilities of the openastexviewer (hartshorn, 2002; oldfield, 2004) and now uses it extensively for interactive three-dimensional visualization of structures, including em and nmr data, and for educational purposes […]

PMCID: 2943741
PMID: 20877495
DOI: 10.1107/S0021889810024155

[…] crystal structure information is inherently focused on three-dimensional data and webcsd provides a choice of two different three-dimensional viewers as embedded java applets: jmol (2010) or openastexviewer (2010). these molecular viewers provide a range of display styles as well as atom labelling and tools to measure distances, angles and torsions. jmol (the default viewer in webcsd) […]

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OpenAstexViewer institution(s)
Astex Technology Ltd, Cambridge, UK

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