How to create a disease target model

Updated: Aug 15, 2019

1. Conversion of a protein databank (PDB) file into a VMD representation

2. Defining the binding site using Hollow

3. Coloring of the VMD representation

4. Conversion of a VMD representation into a Wavefront (OBJ) file

5. Segmentation of the OBJ file into coordinate (XYZ) files

6. Scaling and tracing of the XYZ files into encapsulated postscript (EPS) files using InkScape

7. Cutting physical model segments using a CNC router

8. Assembling and painting the mold of the model

9. Creating the primary cast of the model

10. Creating the secondary cast of the model

Instructions can be found here: Creating a model


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