Deepview

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Introduction

DeepView(previously Swiss-PdbViewer) is a program for molecular visualization, analysis and modeling developed by Nicolas Guex(GlaxoSmithKline R&D). It can be used for structural alignments of proteins, studying mutations, finding H-bonds, calculating bond angles and distances between atoms etc.,


Deepview can also be used for homology modeling in combination with SWISS-MODEL, an automated homology modeling server at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics.






Package details

Installation

Linux

  1. Download the file spdbv37sp5-Linux.tar.gz after accepting the license agreement.
  2. Uncompress the file spdbv37sp5-Linux.tar.gz into a temporary directory (ex: temp)
    mkdir temp
    cd temp
    Assuming spdbv37sp5-Linux.tar.gz is downloaded to the /data directory,
    tar zxvf /data/spdbv37sp5-Linux.tar.gz
  3. The above step will create a folder called SPDBV_DISTRIBUTION in the temp directory. Change into that folder and run the install script
    cd SPDBV_DISTRIBUTION
    ./install.sh
  4. Where to install?
    Choose globally(G) if you have root access. Otherwise local(L) to install in the HOME directory. For some other location select O


Running

DeepView can be launched by using the command spdbv

Troubleshooting

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