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Here is a python script created to allow easy parsing of DSSP files.
For some reason, openwetware does not like the '.py' extension. Thus, you will have to download the txt file and change the extension from '.txt' to '.py'
To use it:
Load the script in python:
import DSSPData as dd
Instantiate an object instance:
dd_ob = dd.DSSPData()
Input a dssp data file:
dd_ob.parseDSSP( dssp_file_name )
To get data for example:
accesibilities = dd_ob.getACC()
Will return all of the solvent accesibilties. Each column in the dssp output file has its own getter. Here are all the getters:
getResnums() getChain() getInsCode() getAAs() getSecStruc() getBP1() getBP2() getACC() getH_NHO1() getH_NHO2() getH_OHN1() getH_OHN2() getTCO() getKAPPA() getALPHA() getPHI() getPSI() getX() getY() getZ()
The secondary structure method does not strip white space because it is necessary for decoding the output.
If you find any bugs let me (Austin Meyer... find me on the main page) know and I'll fix it. Thanks to Alan Rathke for helping me fix an insertion code issue.