Supported Applications


  • Description

    a software system containing crystallographic structure refinement using Bayesian statistical methods (BUSTER), ligand fitting (rhofit) and a fully automated pipeline (Pipedream) to drive a structure based fragment/ligand screening pathway.

  • Usage Notes

    BUSTER is included for all academic labs automatically, but users must request a license at https://www.globalphasing.com/buster/, then copy the license file to /programs/local/buster/buster_licence. Once the license file is in place the software will start working.

  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ sbgrid-cli install buster Copy to clipboard Available operating systems: Linux 64, OS X INTEL
  • Primary Citation*

    G. Bricogne, E. Blanc, M. Brandl, C. Flensburg, P. Keller, W. Paciorek, P. Roversi, A. Sharff, O. S. Smart, C. Vonrhein, and T. O. Womack. 2017. BUSTER version X.Y.Z. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Global Phasing Ltd.
    (Note: where X.Y.Z is the latest version number; see http://www.globalphasing.com/buster/wiki/index.cgi?BusterCite.)

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  • Citation Note

    Bricogne G., Blanc E., Brandl M., Flensburg C., Keller P., Paciorek W., Roversi P, Sharff A., Smart O.S., Vonrhein C., Womack T.O. (2018). BUSTER version 2.10.3. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Global Phasing Ltd.

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  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  20230726 (1.8 GB)
    OS X INTEL:  20230726 (1.4 GB)

  • Other Versions

      Linux 64:

      20211020 (965.2 MB) , 20220203 (972.1 MB) , 20220608 (1000.5 MB) , 20221121 (1.1 GB) , 20230217 (1.1 GB) , 20230614 (1.1 GB)
    • OS X INTEL:

      20211020 (701.0 MB) , 20220203 (723.6 MB) , 20220608 (668.2 MB) , 20221121 (906.8 MB) , 20230217 (907.8 MB) , 20230614 (912.2 MB)
  • Developers

    Andrew Sharff, Claus Flensberg, Clemens Vonrhein, Eric Blanc, Gerard Bricogne, Maria Brandl, Oliver Smart, Peter Keller, Pietro Roversi, Thomas Womack, Wlodek Paciorek