Installing Alphafold2 on Apple Silicon
14 02 22
AlphaFold2 is an artificial intelligence (AI) program developed by Alphabets's/Google's DeepMind which performs predictions of protein structure. Despite the name AlphaFold2 does not actually predict the folding mechanism instead it predicts the final 3D structure of a protein from the protein sequence DOI.
Source code for the AlphaFold model, trained weights and inference script are available under an open-source license at https://github.com/deepmind/alphafold.
I've compiled step by step instructions for installing Alphafold2 on a MacBook Pro M1 max here https://www.macinchem.org/reviews/alphafold/installalphafold2.php.
Many thanks to Yoshitaka Moriwaki for help.