Structure 2.3

A protein / macromolecule visualization tool that runs as a screensaver module
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Structure is a free and mesmerizing screensaver for Mac OS X that draws on the National Center for Biotechnology Information's protein databases to display beautiful 3D protein structures on your screen.

Structure colorfully renders PDB (Protein Data Bank) files using unique algorithms. The module automatically annotates, colors, and rotates structures for an educational and captivating display.

Show off your research or simply enjoy this entrancing introduction to structural biology!

Regardless of whether you know anything about biology or not, the structures on your screen create a mesmerizing and informative screensaver.

Main features:

  • Never get bored - automatically downloads new structures from the Protein Data Bank archive.
  • Have a favorite protein? Structure can load files from a folder of your choice.
  • Clear and informative rendering - transparent wireframes effectively differentiate and highlight ligands and heterogens.
  • Text overlay provides additional details about each structure.
  • Fast OpenGL rendering means low processor usage.

last updated on:
January 7th, 2010, 7:18 GMT
file size:
9.6 MB
license type:
developed by:
Benjamin Blonder
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.4 or later
binary format:
Universal Binary
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What's New in version 2.2
  • Snow Leopard compatible.
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