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ERIC Number: EJ759053
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-1470-8175
Biomolecules in the Computer: Jmol to the Rescue
Herraez, Angel
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, v34 n4 p255-261 Jul 2006
Jmol is free, open source software for interactive molecular visualization. Since it is written in the Java[TM] programming language, it is compatible with all major operating systems and, in the applet form, with most modern web browsers. This article summarizes Jmol development and features that make it a valid and promising replacement for Rasmol and Chime in the development of educational materials, as well as in basic investigation of biomolecular structure. The description is set up by comparison with the well known abilities of Rasmol and Chime. Jmol is suitable for molecular model display and analysis in biochemistry, molecular biology, organic and inorganic chemistry, crystallography, and materials science.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Indonesia
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