Life Sciences

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Avogadro

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Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source molecule visualization software.

Description: Avogadro is an advanced molecule editor and visualizer designed for cross-platform use in computational chemistry, molecular modeling, bioinformatics, materials science, and related areas. It offers flexible high quality rendering and a powerful plugin architecture.

HMMER

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Cost: Free

Comments: Free bio-sequence analysis software.

Description: HMMER is used for searching sequence databases for homologs of protein sequences, and for making protein sequence alignments. It implements methods using probabilistic models called profile hidden Markov models (profile HMMs).

Gromacs

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Cost: Free

Comments: Open source molecular dynamics software.

Description: Gromacs is a versatile package to perform molecular dynamics, i.e. simulate the Newtonian equations of motion for systems with hundreds to millions of particles.