[APPLET] which draws an helical wheel (was [APPLET] to manipulate DNA Sequences, is available)

Marcel TURCOTTE turcotte at chem.ufl.edu
Mon Apr 1 10:14:09 EST 1996

  [ On 30 Mar 1996 16:35:39 GMT ]
  [ "Luca Ida Giovanni TOLDO (Ph.D.)" <toldo at embl-heidelberg.de> wrote: ]

  : An elementary applet is available from the url:
  : http://www.embl-heidelberg.de/~toldo/Reverse.html


  : Rather than for its trivial application, is a proof-
  : of-concept by which a Java Biocomputing Workbench
  : could be envisaged.

To continue on the same ideas, at the following URL you will find a
Java applet which draws an helical wheel, i.e. an axial projection of
a regular alpha-helix, for a given sequence, starting number and
selected coloring scheme (see hydrophobic scale):


I wrote it as a step program to Java and it took about a day of work.

Here is an other Java applet which I like a lot, it's a molecular dynamics
simulation and I think it shows the potential of Java, the program is
from Horst Vollhardt:


Comments are welcome.
Marcel TURCOTTE                                  University of Florida

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