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X3DBio1: a visual analysis tool for biomolecular structure exploration
Author(s): Hong Yi; Abhishek Singh; Yaroslava G. Yingling
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Paper Abstract

Protein tertiary structure analysis provides valuable information on their biochemical functions. The structure-to-function relationship can be directly addressed through three dimensional (3D) biomolecular structure exploration and comparison. We present X3DBio1, a visual analysis tool for 3D biomolecular structure exploration, which allows for easy visual analysis of 2D intra-molecular contact map and 3D density exploration for protein, DNA, and RNA structures. A case study is also presented in this paper to illustrate the utility of the tool. X3DBio1 is open source and freely downloadable. We expect this tool can be applied to solve a variety of biological problems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 January 2012
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8294, Visualization and Data Analysis 2012, 82940S (24 January 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.906893
Show Author Affiliations
Hong Yi, Univ. of North Carolina (United States)
Abhishek Singh, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
Yaroslava G. Yingling, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8294:
Visualization and Data Analysis 2012
Pak Chung Wong; David L. Kao; Ming C. Hao; Chaomei Chen; Robert Kosara; Mark A. Livingston; Jinah Park; Ian Roberts, Editor(s)

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