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<jats:p> <jats:italic>MolScript</jats:italic> is one of the most popular programs for the generation of publication-quality figures and the recent re-working of the program should ensure its continued popularity. However, some functionality of particular interest to crystallographers is not part of the standard program. A modified <jats:italic>MolScript</jats:italic> version 1.4 has been described previously, with more flexible colouring schemes among its new features. This report describes further enhancements to <jats:italic>MolScript</jats:italic> version 1.4, including facilities for drawing rods for helices and ribbons for oligonucleotides and allowing several formats of electron-density maps to be read and contoured using either lines or smoothed triangulated surfaces.</jats:p>

Original publication




Journal article


Acta Crystallographica Section D Biological Crystallography


International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)

Publication Date





938 - 940