Installing ACPC on a Mac
One of the advantages of using a Mac for science is that you can often make use of the UNIX underpinnings of Mac OSX to access programs written for Linux.
A recent publication in Journal of Cheminformatics caught my eye, screening of molecules using electrostatics is usually a very time-consuming process, but this publication describes an interesting and very quick way to screen molecules.
A rotation-translation invariant molecular descriptor of partial charges and its use in ligand-based virtual screening Francois Berenger, Arnout Voet, Xiao Yin Lee and Kam YJ Zhang Journal of Cheminformatics 2014, 6:23 doi
I’ve written instructions for how to install ACPC under Mac OSX.