Protein Local Optimization Program

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Protein Local Optimization Program
Original author(s)Matthew P. Jacobson, Richard A. Friesner
Developer(s)University of California, San Francisco, Schrödinger
Initial release2000; 18 years ago (2000)
Stable release
Schrödinger Release 2016-4[1] / April 2016; 2 years ago (2016-04)
Written inFortran
Operating systemUnix-like
Available inEnglish
TypeMolecular mechanics
LicenseProprietary commercial, academic freeware[2]

Protein Local Optimization Program (PLOP) is computer software,[3] a molecular dynamics simulation package written in the programming language Fortran. It was developed originally by Matthew P. Jacobson and Richard A. Friesner of the Friesner lab at Columbia University, and then moved to the Jacobson lab at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and Schrödinger, LLC.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Prime". Schrödinger. Schrödinger, LLC. Retrieved 19 January 2017.
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Plop – Jacobson Lab Wiki". Retrieved 7 November 2012.

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