The source code for building the
hsspsoap programs is bundled in the
xssp project. The DSSP executable is
The provided Dockerfile sets up a development environment. Build the docker
image using the command
docker build -t xssp . and run the image in a
container, with a local source copy and data files mounted, with the command
docker run -v /home/jon/projects/xssp:/app -v /mnt/extra:/srv/data -it xssp.
Download and installation instructions
Compiling xssp programs
- libzeep version >= 3.0
- libboost version >= 1.48
Download and uncompress the xssp source code archive (version >= 2.2.6):
wget https://github.com/cmbi/xssp/archive/xssp-2.?.?.tar.gz tar -zxvf xssp-2.?.?.tar.gz cd xssp-2.?.?.tar.gz
Configure and build the xssp executables:
./autogen.sh ./configure make
To build only one executable of the xssp project, e.g.
To test the
mkdssp executable type:
To add the executables to /usr/local/bin type:
sudo make install
A series of PDB-related databanks for everyday needs Wouter G. Touw, Coos Baakman, Jon Black, Tim A. H. te Beek, E. Krieger, Robbie P. Joosten and Gert Vriend. Nucl. Acids Res. (2015) 43, D364-D368
The original reference for DSSP is:
Dictionary of protein secondary structure: pattern recognition of hydrogen-bonded and geometrical features. Kabsch W and Sander C, Biopolymers (1983) 22, 2577-2637.
The original reference for HSSP is:
Database of homology-derived protein structures and the structural meaning of sequence alignment. Sander C and Schneider R, Proteins (1991) 9, 56-68.
In 2013, maintenance of xssp has been taken over from Maarten Hekkelman by Coos Baakman, Jon Black, and Wouter Touw. If you want to provide feedback, either send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or have a look at existing issues (if necessary, create a new issue).