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Molecule Viewer

Display and manipulate 3-D molecule structure

Description

The Molecule Viewer app lets you display and manipulate 3-D molecular structures.

You can:

  • Import structural information directly from the Protein Data Bank (PDB) database or other supported files.

  • Measure distances and dihedral angles.

  • Display molecular surfaces, such as van der Waals or solvent-accessible surfaces.

  • Select different visualization and color schemes to display a molecule, such as the ribbon or backbone representation.

  • Run RasMol script commands from within the app.

Open the Molecule Viewer App

  • MATLAB® Toolstrip: On the Apps tab, under Computational Biology, click the app icon.

  • MATLAB command prompt: Enter molviewer.

Examples

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Display the 3-D structure of an acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) molecule.

f = molviewer('aspirin.mol');
f.HandleVisibility = 'off';
1722 script command tokens
(C) 2009 Jmol Development
Jmol Version: 12.0.45  2011-05-21 18:09
java.vendor: Oracle Corporation
java.version: 1.8.0_121
os.name: Linux
memory: 31.9/142.6
processors available: 24
useCommandThread: false
JmolConsole is initializing

Programmatic Use

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molviewer opens the Molecule Viewer app.

molviewer(file) reads the structural information from file and shows the 3-D molecular structure in the Molecule Viewer app.

molviewer(pdbID) retrieves the structural data for a protein from the PDB database using its pdbID and shows the 3-D molecular structure in the Molecule Viewer app.

See Also

Functions

Introduced in R2007a

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