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CH5M3D

 

Whilst there are a number of desktop applications that allow for the creation or editing of 3-dimensional chemical structures there are not as far as I am aware any tools for editing the 3D structure within a web page. CH5M3D uses a combination of HTML5 and javascript to interactively draw and edit 3-dimensional structures of small molecules.

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The details are described in a recent publication Journal of Cheminformatics 2013, 5:46 DOI, it can be downloaded from Sourceforge, and you can try it out on the CH5M3D website.

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