NavMol 3.0: Enabling the representation of metabolic reactions by blind users

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Abstract

The representation of metabolic reactions strongly relies on visualization, which is a major barrier for blind users. The NavMol software renders the communication and interpretation of molecular structures and reactions accessible by integrating chemoinformatics and assistive technology. NavMol 3.0 provides a molecular editor for metabolic reactions. The user can start with templates of reactions and build from such cores. Atom-to-atom mapping enables changes in the reactants to be reflected in the products (and vice-versa) and the reaction centres to be automatically identified. Blind users can easily interact with the software using the keyboard and textto-speech technology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)120-121
Number of pages2
JournalBioinformatics
Volume34
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

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