FirstGlance in Jmol
and Jmol java applet
Operates in all popular browsers and platforms, including Windows, OSX, and
Operates on-line only.
Assumes that you are already familiar with basic principles of protein structure.
Exceptional ease of use. Limited set of "canned" views.
Adopted by Nature
Structural and Molecular Biology and other
Built upon the free, open source Jmol java applet.
Protein Explorer in Chime
and Chime plugin
Not used in this workshop
because it doesn't work
easily on Apple Macs.
Operation limited to Windows
Intel Mac OS X).
Operates on-line or off-line (downloaded).
Much more powerful than FirstGlance: customizable views
Extensive explanations and guides help students
and researchers understand and interpret.
2003 MERLOT Classic Award in Biology
for exemplary online learning resources:
"The Protein Explorer has revolutionized the teaching of
biology at a molecular level".
Able to build
MolSlides in Jmol.
Built upon the free MDL
Chime plugin (source code not open).