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1. Most Recent Models
2. Notes on the Models (on this page).
3. Other Sites of Interest (on this page).
4. Index of the Models.
The following models are intended for use where exact interatomic distances and conformations
(as might be determined by X-ray analysis for example) are not required. I am using them with
beginning students in organic chemistry as educational aids and in
'hyperactive' tutorials on
I use a commercial programme to obtain x,y,z coordinates and use these in a format usable
The following molecular files are available as indicated:
(Suggestions for molecules accepted at the e-mail address at bottom of page.)
- pdb indicates a .pdb data file which can be used with moleculer viewers
such as Rasmol
(also available from the University of Leeds on
For lots of information on RasMol see the
RasMol Home Page
- gif indicates a .gif graphics file.
- jpg indicates a .jpg graphics file.
- bmp indicates a .bmp graphics file which can be viewed on microsoft
windows and could be used as the desktop background!
These models are being used in 'Hyperactive Tutorials':
All versions of Molecular Models in .pdb Form, including all molecular
model coordinate files (the .pdb files) are copyright 1996 by Dave Woodcock,
Department of Chemistry, Okanagan University College, BC, Canada.
If this site is not at www.sci.ouc.bc.ca note that it may be incomplete.
The current version of this document is available
from Chem at OUC
Other sources of molecular models and images.
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