[Chimera-users] Fwd: Question about Measure Volume and Area

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Aug 15 15:15:35 PDT 2008

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu>
> Date: August 15, 2008 12:11:33 PM PDT
> To: Patrick Redmill <patrickredmill at gmail.com>
> Cc: Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu>
> Subject: Re: [Chimera-users] Question about Measure Volume and Area
> Me again, I just wanted to quickly reiterate that if you want  
> analytical values, just look in the Reply Log after first showing/ 
> creating the surface.  That will report the analytical values, and  
> not just the totals but also the values for each component  
> (disconnected blob, so outer surface and inner surface are two  
> components), and also both SAS and SES areas even though only the  
> SES is actually displayed in Chimera.
> So for molecular surfaces, there isn't really any reason to use  
> Measure Volume and Area or Measure and Color Blobs. Those tools are  
> mainly needed for other, nonmolecular surfaces. I didn't present  
> this clearly in the previous messages, sorry.
> Best
> Elaine

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