All of the molecular graphics on this page were made with VMD via its "snapshot" feature, or through exported renderings to external ray tracers such as Tachyon, POV-Ray, Raster3D, and others. If you have an image you would like to contribute to the gallery, please email vmd@ks.uiuc.edu with instructions for downloading your image or send as an attachment. Providing us with a brief description of the image and an optional URL would allow us to make a link to to your web site and our visitors would be able learn more about your research. All images in our gallery are copyrighted by their respective authors. To make a reproduction any of the images you would need to contact the original authors for permission.

For more information about the image contributor/s, click on the image caption. For a bigger picture of the system click on the picture. File sizes are indicated in parenthesis below each image.


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A small Ab Initio analysis

( 462k )
Bacteriorhodopsin (bR) and the purple membrane

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Retinal's Photoisomerization in bR

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Light Harvesting Complexes


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LH-II octameric complex

( 434k )
Cytochrome bc1 complex

( 153k )
Cytochrome c Oxydase

( 138k )
Phospolipase A2-membrane complex

( 244k )
Mechanosensitive ion channel

( 131k )
Elastic Rod Model of Lactose Operon DNA

( 71k )
Estrogen Receptor dimer - DNA complex

( 86k )
HMGD protein - DNA complex

( 120k )
Avidin - Biotin complex

( 107k )
Unfolding of titin immunoglobulin domains

( 150k )
G Actin

( 209k )
ApoA1

( 42k )
ras protein

To find out more about the individual or research group that contributed the image, click on the caption below the image. To see a bigger picture of the system, click on the picture itself. Image file sizes are indicated in parenthesis directly below each image.