Models of the solvent-accessible surface of biopolymers

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Many biopolymers such as proteins, DNA, and RNA have been studied because they have important biomedical roles and may be good targets for therapeutic action in treating diseases. This report describes how plastic models of the solvent-accessible surface of biopolymers were made. Computer files containing sets of triangles were calculated, then used on a stereolithography machine to make the models. Small (2 in.) models were made to test whether the computer calculations were done correctly. Also, files of the type (.stl) required by any ISO 9001 rapid prototyping machine were written onto a CD-ROM for distribution to American companies.

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Smith, R.E. September 1, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Allied-Signal Aerospace Co., Kansas City, MO (United States). Kansas City Div.
    Place of Publication: Kansas City, Missouri

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Many biopolymers such as proteins, DNA, and RNA have been studied because they have important biomedical roles and may be good targets for therapeutic action in treating diseases. This report describes how plastic models of the solvent-accessible surface of biopolymers were made. Computer files containing sets of triangles were calculated, then used on a stereolithography machine to make the models. Small (2 in.) models were made to test whether the computer calculations were done correctly. Also, files of the type (.stl) required by any ISO 9001 rapid prototyping machine were written onto a CD-ROM for distribution to American companies.

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42 p.

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OSTI as DE96015291

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  • Other Information: PBD: Sep 1996

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  • Other: DE96015291
  • Report No.: KCP--613-5736
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP00613
  • DOI: 10.2172/378845 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 378845
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675477

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Smith, R.E. Models of the solvent-accessible surface of biopolymers, report, September 1, 1996; Kansas City, Missouri. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675477/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.