VMD: Visual molecular dynamics

VMD is a molecular graphics program designed for the display and analysis of molecular assemblies, in particular biopolymers such as proteins and nucleic acids

William Humphrey

2002

Scholarcy highlights

  • VMD is a molecular graphics program designed for the display and analysis of molecular assemblies, in particular biopolymers such as proteins and nucleic acids
  • VMD can simultaneously display any number of structures using a wide variety of rendering styles and coloring methods
  • VMD provides a complete graphical user interface for program control, as well as a text interface using the Tcl embeddable parser to allow for complex scripts with variable substitution, control loops, and function calls
  • VMD is the visualization component of MDScope, a set of tools for interactive problem solving in structural biology, which includes the parallel molecular dynamics program NAMD, and the MDCOMM software used to connect the visualization and simulation programs
  • VMD is written in C++, using an object-oriented design; the program, including source code and extensive documentation, is freely available via anonymous ftp and through the World Wide Web

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