Dr. G. Vriend EMBL Meyerhofstrasse 1 69117 Heidelberg West Germany (Internet: "VRIEND@EMBL-Heidelberg.DE")
The license costs are:
$250,- for universities and other non-profit organisations. $0,- annual fee for universities and other non-profit organisations. $5000,- for industry and other profit making organisations. $0,- annual fee for industry and other profit making organisations. $250,- per distribution. Both for profit and non-profit organisations; (the first distribution is included in the lisence costs). updates via the computer network are free of charge.This includes a tape with the entire program, all command files, source codes, object files, help files, executables, and special graphics software. Also included are installation notes, a copy of the writeup, and the source codes needed to run the additional programs. (NOT those additional programs themselves).
Prices mentioned for the products mentioned below are my best guess at this moment. For real pricing info please contact the vendors.
These additional software products / data files are :
PDB files are distributed by: Worldwide except Japan and Australia: Protein Data Bank Chemistry Department Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton, New York 11973, USA Australia CSIRO Central Information Service P.O. Box 89, East Melbourne Victoria 3002, Australia Japan Institute for Protein Research Osaka University Yamadaoka, 3-2, Suita, Osaka 565, Japan Costs ($250,$250) Also several other sites allow PDB files to be FTP-ed from their servers.
Only a few options in WHAT IF do not work in absence of DSSP. These are of course the secundary structure evaluation, but also SPLINE the subroutine that generates nice smooth ribbon drawings of the way the protein is folded, the mutation quality control, etc.
DSSP is written by Kabsch and Sander. Contact Dr. C. Sander at the EMBL Meyerhoffstrasse 1 69117 Heidelberg West Germany ($1100,- $0,-)
BIOMOS University of Groningen Nijenborgh 16 9747 AG groningen The Netherlands tel 31-50-634320 and/or from Prof. W. van Gunsteren Department of ... ETH Zurich Switzerland ($10.000,- $200,-)We have the right to redistribute even the GROMOS source code, provided you are a lisence holder. If you have your GROMOS lisence already for several months, you might already be on our list, otherwise, send a copy of the agreement between you and BIOMOS.
GRID can be obtained from: Dr. P.J. Goodford, MDL West Way House Elms Parade Oxford OX2 9LL England ($200,- - ...) (see also chapter on GRIN/GRID)
CFB crystallographic library Prof. B.Dijkstra Dept. Chem Phys, Univ. Groningen Nijenborg 16 9747 AG Groningen The Netherlands
Dr. T. Spek Dept. Cryst. and Struct. Chem Hugo R. Kruijt gebouw Padualaan 8 NL 3584 CH Utrecht The Netherlands ($ 1.000,-, Pc version free; Hfl 0.0,-) free updates over FTP