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Debian Med packages for pharmaceutical research

This metapackage contains dependencies for a collection of software and documentation which is useful for pharmaceutical research.

The list to the right includes various software projects which are of some interest to the Debian Med Project. Currently, only a few of them are available as Debian packages. It is our goal, however, to include all software in Debian Med which can sensibly add to a high quality Debian Pure Blend.

For a better overview of the project's availability as a Debian package, each head row has a color code according to this scheme:

If you discover a project which looks like a good candidate for Debian Med to you, or if you have prepared an unofficial Debian package, please do not hesitate to send a description of that project to the Debian Med mailing list

Links to other tasks

Debian Med Pharmacology packages

Official Debian packages with high relevance

화학 구조 드로잉 프로그램
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Chemtool은 X11용 GTK+ 기반의 2D 화학 구조 편집기입니다. 이 프로그램은 많은 Bond 스타일 그리고 화학 조판 및 스플라인/아치/커브 화살표에 필요한 대부분의 텍스트 폼을 지원합니다.

그림은 PiCTeX 그림, 비트맵 또는 포스트스크립트 파일(이들의 몇몇은 XFig 파일 을 처리하는 transfig 프로그램을 통해서)로 추후 주석을 위해 MOL 및 PDB 포맷, SVG 또는 XFig 포맷으로 보낼 수 있습니다.

패키지는 helper 프로그램, cht이 들어 있습니다. cht는 chemtool 드로잉 파일에 서 식과 (정확한)분자량 합을 계산하는 프로그램입니다. Cht는 Chemtool에서 호 출되거나 또는 콘솔에서 직접 호출 될 수 있습니다.

Please cite: Matthias Brüstle: Chemtool - Moleküle zeichnen mit dem Pinguin. (eprint) Nachr. Chem. 49(11):1310-1313 (2001)
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Planning and Analyzing Dose Finding experiments
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The DoseFinding GNU R package provides functions for the design and analysis of dose-finding experiments (with focus on pharmaceutical Phase II clinical trials). It provides functions for: multiple contrast tests, fitting non-linear dose-response models (using Bayesian and non-Bayesian estimation), calculating optimal designs and an implementation of the MCPMod methodology.

Please cite: Jose C. Pinheiro, Björn Bornkamp and Frank Bretz: Design and Analysis of Dose-Finding Studies Combining Multiple Comparisons and Modeling Procedures. (PubMed) Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics 16(5):639-656 (2006)

Debian packages in contrib or non-free

preparation of in silico drug screening projects
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The field of computational biology is all about modeling physiochemical entities. Structural biology is about how those entities look in 3D and behave. And we have a drug when we can change that behaviour in a way that we want it to be changed - and only that behaviour.

Some good part of the characterisation of promising drug-like compounds for their interaction with a larger protein can be done on computers. This package helps with getting collections of small ligands prepared to be fitted against a particular protein of known structure. That docking itself is then to be performed by autodock or autodock-vina.

Raccoon may not find the drug, but it may well find a lead to it. To have this package with Debian shall help smaller biochemistry labs and grants an opportunity for the general public to educate itself and/or actively join in to help the world .... just a bit.

Please cite: Sandro Cosconati, Stefano Forli, Alex L Perryman, Rodney Harris, David S Goodsell and Arthur J Olson: Virtual screening with AutoDock: theory and practice. (PubMed,eprint) Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery 5(6):597–607 (2010)
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