See the RasMol Classic Main Page http://www.umass.edu/microbio/rasmol
Free spring 1998 NSF-supported workshops at LIU/Brooklyn for college
profs in the New York City area will enable you to use molecular
visualization in your teaching. Fridays March 13 and April 3 or 17;
or Saturdays March 14 and April 4 or 18. Total registration limited
to 40. Details and registration form at
RasMol Quick Start: tells beginners how to use RasMol, also where and how to download any molecule of interest (large or small) for viewing in RasMol. http://www.umass.edu/microbio/rasmol/rasquick.htm
What questions can you answer about a protein/DNA molecule with RasMol? http://www.umass.edu/microbio/rasmol/raswhat.htm Walks beginners step by step thru methods for answering questions including:
Supported by the National Science Foundation and MDL Information Systems.
Saving selected views of molecules for use in your teaching. This document explains how to use RasMol's powerful save script filename command, and provides troubleshooting if needed. http://www.umass.edu/microbio/chime/prsswc/prssft.htm This document also explains how to create a master script which plays back your RasMol-saved scripts smoothly, in the desired order.
Putting your teaching presentation on the web. Explains how to incorporate your RasMol-saved scripts into a Chime-based presentation on the web. A downloadable Chime template is provided. You need merely change a few lines in it with a text editor -- no programming is involved! An example of such a teaching presentation, showing the gal4 transcriptional regulator complexed to DNA, is provided. http://www.umass.edu/microbio/chime/prsswc/template.htm
Ready-to-use pushbutton tutorials on:
Web-based visualization tutorials on over 30 other molecules are indexed at the World Index of Animated Tutorials on Biomolecular Structures at http://www.umass.edu/microbio/rasmol/tutbymol.htm