“A Macromodular Graphics System for Protein Structure Research” by Fritsch, Ellis, Jacobi and Marshall

  • ©John M. Fritsch, Robert A. Ellis, Thomas H. Jacobi, and Garland R. Marshall

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    A Macromodular Graphics System for Protein Structure Research

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    A specialized graphics system has been developed for protein research; this system achieves real-time display and manipulation for line-segment models containing up to 4095 end points. The hardware consists of three components: 1) a collection of hardware subroutines assembled from digital computer building blocks called macromodules, 2) vector-matrix transformation and display equipment and 3) a small stored-program computer. This paper provides a general description of the system.


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