The Blob Page


The program Blob is intended as an aid in interpreting density. Blob uses a Metropolis Monte Carlo simulated annealing algorithm to optimize molecules in electron density. We have used Blob in a variety of ways. These include:

A Short Introduction to Blob - the manual

Generally speaking the postscript version will be the most complete and up to date.

The Blob executables are now freely available. Download Blob0.tar.Z . Then This should create a directory named Blob0 with all the necessary files in it. Happy Blobbing.
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David Diller
Biological Structure Center
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University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7742

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