Symmetry: Playground

Select a molecule on the NCI, PubChem or RSCB servers.

Find the symmetry elements and the point group for yourself.

Check the answer by clicking on the "Show All Symmetry Elements" and "and the Point Group is..." buttons.

You can also load your own coordinate file. Jmol accepts several formats (xyz, pdb, mol,...).

More informations about Molecular Symmetry and Schönflies notation