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User Guide

The Virtual Cell is written in the Fortran 90/95 computer language and does not have a graphical user interface (GUI).  Installation of the VC is (can be) as simple as downloading the distribution and extracting the executables and supporting documentation to a folder on your computer.  Contents of the VC distribution, system requirements, and some tips and tricks that make the VC easier to use are provided below.  Additional “How To” information is available in the Getting Started and the Tutorials (all new users should read Getting Started  and Tutorials).

Tip: The installation procedure can be tested by running the sample problems from the command prompt.

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Last updated: 10 June, 2011