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How to download the whole genome of an organism from NCBI using R or Python?

I need to download some of the genomes of human gut microbiome in FASTA format. Anybody has any script to download?
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Do you know any virtual screening libraries with small, soluble compounds?

I had a quick question on virtual libraries. I'm hoping to perform a virtual screen using a library that contains very small, soluble compounds - think glycerol and smaller (<100MW). As far as I ...
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Building small molecules de novo

Can anyone recommend a protocol for building the 3D structure of a small molecule de novo, given only a 2D rendering? So far my idea has been to build the molecule using the fragment builder in PyMol, ...
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Are codons in RNA layered? Are we misinterpreting RNA codons?

I am analyzing nucleotide base-pair patterns in RNA and DNA, and had a thought about RNA and DNA (Let me first state though, I am not a biologist; I am an algorithmatician, employing a sort of ...
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How are different forcefields developed/evaluated?

The Rosetta software can use a variety of different energy functions: Ref2015 GenPot Beta-Nov16 How are these energy functions developed and validated? Is it common to do a single protein design ...
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B-factor analysis in nanobodies

I am doing my research on nanobodies. Currently, I am trying to do a comparison study of the flexibility of CDR loops using B-factor values. I would like to know if there is any statistical analysis ...
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Issues with AutoDock Vina

I am trying to use AutoDock Vina to do docking however I am getting this error. I would really appreciate any help as I have not been able to resolve this error despite trying numerous times.
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Question about Using MDAPackmol (packmol in python)

I would like to use the python wrapper for packmol (MDAPackmol) for my research. In order to do so, I have tried to work with the example code and pdb files provided on GitHub so I can gain an ...
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How do I convert an Excel file (.xlsx) to an .smi file format?

How do I convert an Excel file(.xlsx) to .smi file format? The original file I have is an excel file containing over 27,000 ligands. I am going to using the Padel Descriptor software to calculate the ...
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How to specify input resfile for Rosetta?

I'm trying to run the following Rosetta command. ...
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How many models should be generated by rosetta for denovo protein structure prediction?

How many models should be generated by rosetta for de novo protein structure prediction of a 382 long sequence? In the tutorial, it says 50,000 models but practically it takes a lot of time (weeks) to ...