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SHELX is a set of programs for crystal structure determination from single-crystal diffraction data. SHELX-97 consists of the following programs:

  • SHELXS - Structure solution by Patterson and direct methods
  • SHELXL - Structure refinement (the version SHELXH is for large structures)
  • CIFTAB - Tables for publication via (small molecule) CIF format
  • SHELXA - Post-absorption corrections (for emergency use only)
  • SHELXPRO - Protein interface to SHELX
  • SHELXWAT - Automatic water divining for macromolecules

Current Version:   97

License Type:   Free for Non-Commercial Use (with License Registration), License Fee for Profit Organizations is Required.

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  • Other Packages:   Yes

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