MaxMod provides a wide range of easy-to-use features for Modeller users in determining a protein 3D structure. Some of them are listed below:

Software Highlights

  • HMM based remote homologous template search
  • Integrated Clustal Omega program for target-template alignment
  • Modeling of protein structure using template structures that bears modified residues
  • Automated formatting of MODELLER input files and python scripts
  • Inbuilt Loop Optimization and DOPE Profile Plot Utility
  • Integrated PROCHECK program for generating the Ramachandran Plot
  • Interactive Jmol viewer for protein 3D visualization
  • PDB sequence database update facility


MaxMod has been developed using C#.NET, framework version 2.0 and available as a setup file for users. Therefore, it can be installed on any version of WINDOWS. Before installation, users need to verify the installation of the following prerequisites in the same system where MaxMod has to be installed.

Users are required install the following prerequisites before installing MaxMod:
  • Windows Installer 3.0 or higher
  • Python (MODELLER compatible version between 2.3 and 2.7,
  • .NET Framework 2.0 or higher (in lower version of windows, if not installed)