In article <CyMxsn.7KE at ebi.ac.uk>, harper at ebi.ac.uk (Rob Harper) writes:
>> One of the best places to get pdb files is at the following URL
>>http://www.nih.gov/htbin/pdb>> It is called "Molecules R Us". If you are using Mosaic to access this
> web site and you have Rasmol running on your Unix box then you can
> create a .mailcap file in your home directory something like.
>> chemical/x-pdb; /usr/local/bin/rasmol %s
>> and when Mosaic comes across a file with the .pbd extention then it
> will call up Rasmol to display the molecule on screen. The file is
> loaded into /tmp and you can quite happily rotate the image to
> your hearts content. Works much the same was as mosaic calling up xv
> to dispaly .gif files.
One thing you should not do is to request the image or text in the
"Molecules R UA Form" because either one will spawn the "rasmol".
You must use the "PDBViewer" option! This launches the Rasmol and
Rasmol does a wonderful job displaying the molecule :-)
===== Jie Yuan === Pharmacology === U. Cincinnati === Jie.Yuan at UC.EDU =====