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Credits for Biomodel-3

This material has been developed by Angel Herráez , lecturer in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Alcalá de Henares (Spain).

Starting at version v3, Biomodel3 uses Jmol to show and manipulate the molecular models. Jmol* is a Java applet, enjoying better compatibility with modern browsers and operating systems. JSmol* is a JavaScript implementation of Jmol, that runs in modern, HTML5-compliant browsers without using Java.

Biomodel3 versions before v3 used Chime** and came in part from a previous version for University students (Biomodel1), which was created originally in collaboration with José Ramón López (lecturer in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Valladolid, in Spain) and later expanded, enhanced and also ported into Jmol.

The chosen format is derived from the web page template for Chime offered by Professor Eric Martz, from the University of Massachussetts, U.S.A. (, to whom we are deeply indebted, since it made tremendously easy to prepare these pages on their first version. Thank you, Eric!

This material can be freely used for teaching purposes or for self-directed learning. If used on a regular basis, a communication to the autor will be appreciated, with a merely informative purpose. We woill also welcome any comments, suggestions or error reports. We all can benefit from each others' work.
Creative Commons License The use of this work must be subjected to Creative Commons License the conditions stated on the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License (details)

(*) Jmol is free, open source software. It does not need to be installed in the computer for using it, but you must have installed a recent version of Java (Java Virtual Machine). JSmol is part of the Jmol project and runs without the need for Java.
Thanks to the Jmol developers team, who offer their work hours for free so that all of us can enjoy good quality molecular models.

(**) Chime is «Chemscape Chime plug-in for Netscape and MS Internet Explorer», a freely available piece of software copyrighted by Elsevier MDL. It must be installed in the computer for using it.
Thanks to MDL for offering Chime for free to the internet community; it's a pity that they decided to leave it to its fate.