From: John Stone (
Date: Fri Jul 27 2007 - 12:42:49 CDT

  If you have the DSSP secondary structure in the PDB file, you can
use this script to parse it and apply it, replacing whatever STRIDE
has already calculated:

I don't currently have a script for reading the output of DSSP directly.
You could write one however, in a manner similar to the way the script
above works.

  John Stone

On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 12:04:54PM +0200, wrote:
> Hello!
> I am currently using stride or pdb based secondary structure definitions, but
> would be very glad to use dssp definitions to depict my proteins in vmd. Is
> there any script like the stride-based one that can do this? I thank you very
> much for your help!!
> I actually already sent a note on this topic in 2005, and was just wondering if
> there's any news since then..
> Thanks a lot in advance!!
> Pascal
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