Biskit is an open source software package written in Python. The package facilitates research in Structural bioinformatics and molecular modelling. Biskit falls into two parts:

Developer(s)Raik Grünberg, Johan Leckner, and others
Stable release
2.5.1[1] / 24 September 2018; 3 years ago (24 September 2018)
Written inPython
Operating systemUNIX, Linux, Mac OS X
TypeBioinformatics tool

The Biskit library delegates many calculations to more specialized third-party programs and currently wraps about 15 external applications. Examples are X-PLOR, Hex, T-Coffee, DSSP and MODELLER.

The latest version 2.4.0 was released on 4 Mar 2012 and the project is under active development. Biskit was originally developed at the Pasteur Institute and the name Biskit refers to the title of the research group: "Unité de BioInformatique Structurale".

External linksEdit

  1. ^ "Release 2.5.1". 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.