WHAT IF homepage
WHAT IF is a versatile protein structure analysis program that can be
used for mutant prediction, structure verification, molecular graphics,
etc. An overview of all what WHAT IF can do for you
is part of this documentation. This documentation is available via
anonymous FTP on swift.embl-heidelberg.de.
WHAT IF is available for academic users at a nominal fee, commercial site
licenses are available (US5000,-).Users need to sign a
There are six WHAT IF courses per year.
These courses are free of costs.
WHAT IF related services
Several free subsets of WHAT IF will be made available. Presently these are:
The list of files used to create WHAT IF's sequence unique
database of high quality structures can be obtained without restrictions.
- WHAT CHECK, for protein structure verification.
- WHAT DIGIT, for converting stereo images to 3D coordinates.
If you have any suggestions on how to improve the manual, please don't
hesitate to contact me.
For information about acquiring WHAT IF, read the
chapter on licenses. If you need more information please contact
Gert Vriend. This set of HTML files is
also available as one archive file on the public part of the
WHAT IF ftp site.
You can also read the installation notes, and the
WHAT IF FAQ (list of Frequently Asked Questions).
We also maintain a list
of all major new features in WHAT IF.
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