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Coot is for macromolecular model building, model completion and validation, particularly suitable for protein modelling using X-ray data.

Coot displays maps and models and allows model manipulations such as idealization, real space refinement, manual rotation/translation, rigid-body fitting, ligand search, solvation, mutations, rotamers, Ramachandran plots, skeletonization, non-crystallographic symmetry and more.


Type module avail coot at the prompt

Interactive Use

This application requires an X-Windows connection.

Coot uses environment modules. Type

module load coot

then type coot at the prompt, input is menu-driven:

[helix]$ coot


Coot is not suitable for batch system use.