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Official Release PyMOL v2.0 has been released on September 20, 2017.
Plugin Update MOLE 2.5 is an updated version of channel analysis software in PyMOL
Official Release PyMOL v1.8.6 has been released on March 9, 2017.
Official Release PyMOL v1.8.4 has been released on October 4, 2016.
New Script dssr_block is a wrapper for DSSR (3dna) and creates block-shaped nucleic acid cartoons
New Plugin LiSiCA is a new plugin for 2D and 3D ligand based virtual screening using a fast maximum clique algorithm.
Official Release PyMOL v1.8.0 has been released on Nov 18, 2015.
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Official Release PyMOL, AxPyMOL, and JyMOL v1.7.6 have all been released on May 4, 2015.
New Plugin PyANM is a new plugin for easier Anisotropic Network Model (ANM) building and visualising in PyMOL.
New Plugin Bondpack is a collection of PyMOL plugins for easy visualization of atomic bonds.
New Plugin MOLE 2.0 is a new plugin for rapid analysis of biomacromolecular channels in PyMOL.
3D using Geforce PyMOL can now be visualized in 3D using Nvidia GeForce video cards (series 400+) with 120Hz monitors and Nvidia 3D Vision, this was previously only possible with Quadro video cards.
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Type Python Script
Author(s) Sean M. Law
License -
This code has been put under version control in the project Pymol-script-repo


Example showing modevectors in action. (See Examples below). is a PyMol script that was originally written to visualize results obtained from Normal Mode Analysis (NMA) by drawing arrows or vectors from a starting structure to a final structure. However, this script can be used to visualize the direction of motion between two specified states (e.g. targeted MD, comparing open and closed structures, etc). The strength of this script is that the arrows are highly customizable with numerous options to choose from (see script below). It is important to note that the two states MUST be identical except for the X, Y, and Z coordinates. That is, you cannot draw vectors between homologous structures. The default settings sets the background to white and displays the arrows along with the first object frame (in cartoon ..→

A Random PyMOL-generated Cover. See Covers.