Biskit

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Biskit
Developer(s) Raik Grünberg, Johan Leckner, and others
Repository github.com/graik/biskit/releases
Written in Python
Operating system UNIX, Linux, Mac OS X
Type Bioinformatics tool
Licence GPL
Website biskit.pasteur.fr

Biskit is an open source software package written in Python. The package facilitates research in Structural bioinformatics and molecular modelling. Biskit falls into two parts:

The Biskit library delegates many calculations to more specialized third-party programs and currently wraps about 15 external applications. Examples are X-PLOR, Hex, T-Coffee, DSSP and MODELLER.

The latest version 2.4.0 was released on 4 Mar 2012 and the project is under active development. Biskit was originally developed at the Pasteur Institute and the name Biskit refers to the title of the research group: "Unité de BioInformatique Structurale".

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