|README.mapvol||Home Page: Richardsons' Laboratory||J. Michael Word - 8/1999|
Mapvol is an awk script which reads a PDB file and tries to assign a volume to each atom based on residue and atom names. The output is a table, listing the volume and the atomic coordinates, which can be contoured with Kin3Dcont to show the distribution of atomic volume in a protein.
You will need recent verions of Mage, Prekin, Probe, Reduce and Kin3Dcont, all of are available from our website:
You also need the script mapvol, which works with
Mapvol comes in two components, a UNIX shell script which calls Bndlst and awk. Because of its size, the actual awk script is provided separately. When you decide where you will put mapvol.awk, change mapvol to make it refer to the awk script by its full name.
J. Michael Word or
David C. Richardson
Durham, NC USA 27710