[Chimera-users] Chimera does not always recognise atom name in PDB ATOM records
schudoma at mpimp-golm.mpg.de
Thu Mar 19 06:49:07 PDT 2009
Thanks Elaine and Eric, for your quick replies and clarification.
Nevertheless, the "element column override" (s. below) doesn't work for
me, regardless of where in the element record I place a single-character
element symbol (neither placing it in column 77 nor in 78).
Eric Pettersen wrote:
> To supplement what Elaine said, without the column-positioning of the
> atom name it would be impossible to distinguish a carbon alpha (CA)
> from a calcium (CA). Though if you provide the element symbol in
> columns 77-78 then the atom name will be ignored for determining the
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