Artifact Details

Title

MIDAS : molecular interactive display and simulation

Catalog Number

102695884

Type

Moving Image

Date

ca. 1985

Publisher

California, University of (San Francisco - Computer Graphics Lab)

Identifying Numbers

Other number VT 377

Duration

00:09:00

Dimensions

overall: 7 in

Format

16mm film

Description

This film shows computer animation being used to model DNA and proteins. Includes the following sequences:

1. Credits
2. DNA with Van der Waals surfaces on the atoms
3. CRO/DNA complex
4. Dihydrofolate reductase with methotrexate
5. Zoom down the axis of DNA