Welcome to the PLIP web tool!

Easy and fast identification of non-covalent interactions between biological macromolecules and their ligands.


  • PDB IDs from the PDB
  • PDB files in .pdb format
  • Custom files in .pdb format
  Input and search tool


  • Protein-ligand interactions (default)
  • DNA/RNA-ligand interactions (NEW)
  • Interactions within one chain (NEW)
  Detectable interactions Treat DNA/RNA as receptor


  • Atom-level binding characterisation
  • Parsable output files
  • Publication-ready visualizations
  Output and downloadable results