[Chimera-users] Flipping between alternate conformations (depiction/movie)
dchen at caltech.edu
Tue Aug 19 15:15:12 PDT 2008
Elaine and Eric,
Morph Conformations worked great after a little PDB editing.
Thanks for your help!
On Aug 19, 2008, at 12:11 PM, Elaine Meng wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> I was assuming you wanted to morph between the positions. If
> instead you simply want to jump from one to the other, you can just
> use the display command. For example, if both are shown then "~disp
> @.b" would hide the B altlocs. Then you could switch with "disp
> @.b; ~disp @.a" (the semicolon prevents display of the intermediate
> state with both shown). You could include the residue number and
> chain ID in these commands, for example :335.a at .b refers to altloc B
> atoms of residue 335 in chain A.
> On Aug 19, 2008, at 11:11 AM, David Chenoweth wrote:
>> Dear Chimera team,
>> Is there a movie command that can easily depict the interconversion
>> between two alternate conformations in a nucleic acid or protein
>> residue (designated conformation a and b) within a pdb file. I am
>> really trying to illustrate with a movie how the phosphates flip
>> between two well defined states in an ultra-high resolution DNA
>> crystal structure using a chimera movie.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Dave Chenoweth
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