[Chimera-users] Adding residue to two sides of DNA

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Jun 16 16:24:08 PDT 2014


Dear Mahdi,
Sorry, Chimera only includes changing the type of a nucleotide that is already in the DNA structure (command "swapna"),
<http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/swapna.html>

... or building a whole double helix from scratch, that is, without any starting structure (menu: Tools… Structure Editing… Build Structure, section: Start Structure, option: helical DNA/RNA)
<http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/editing/editing.html#start>

I don't have much experience building DNA.  Here are a couple web-servers, but I think they also only build entire structures from scratch:
<http://structure.usc.edu/make-na/>
<http://w3dna.rutgers.edu/index.php/rebuild>

Elaine
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Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D. 
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

On Jun 16, 2014, at 3:53 AM, Mehdi Bagherpour <mehdi.bpour at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Chimera Users,
> 
> I want to add 3 base-pairs to two side of DNA.
> I tried more about that but I couldn't.
> Could some one any idea about doing that in chimera or another programs.
> 
> Best Regards,
> Mahdi




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