NMFF License agreement and download set-up
This software suite (NMFF) is provided to users as a courtesy and is distributed "as is", with no implied liability or responsibility on the
part of Florence Tama, Osamu Miyashita, Charles L. Brooks III (Authors) or the The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). All copyrights reside
with the Authors and TSRI.
Users are not permitted to redistribute the code or algorithms contained in the NMFF suite without express written permission from the Authors.
If Users make changes in the code to accommodate problems of interest to them, they are encouraged to contribute these back to NMFF (through
the Authors) for others to utilize. Under no circumstances should modifications be distributed without the express written consent of the Authors.
The software was developed as a component of activities in the Center
for Multiscale Modeling Tools for Structural Biology, an NIH Research Resource supported by the NCRR via grant RR12255. Any publications
resulting from the use or application of this software suite should acknowledge MMTSB and the grant RR12255 with an acknowledgement of the form:
"The authors of this work acknowledge use of the NMFF software developed within the MMTSB Center and supported through
the NIH (RR12255)".
In addition to this acknowledgement, authors of works deriving from use of NMFF are encouraged to reference the original research papers
describing the elastic network normal mode model, the rotation-translation block method (RTB) and the papers describing the synthesis of these
methods into NMFF. The references are:
Elastic network model
Tirion, MM. Large amplitude elastic motions in proteins from a single- parameter, atomic analysis. Phys Rev Lett 77: 1905-8 (1996).
Durand, P, Trinquier, G & Sanejouand, YH. New Approach for Determining Low-Frequency Normal-Modes in Macromolecules.
Biopolymers 34: 759-71 (1994).
Tama, F, Gadea, FX, Marques, O & Sanejouand, YH. Building-block approach for determining low-frequency normal modes of macromolecules.
Proteins 41: 1-7 (2000).
Tama, F, Miyashita, O & Brooks III, CL. Flexible multi-scale fitting of atomic structures into low-resolution electron density maps with
elastic network normal mode analysis. J Mol Biol 337: 985-99 (2004).
Tama, F, Miyashita, O & Brooks III, CL. Normal mode based flexible fitting of high-resolution into low-resolution experimental data
from cryo-EM. J Struct Biol 147: 315-26 (2004).