[Chimera-users] rainbow color scheme

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon May 9 14:29:01 PDT 2016


Dear Ramesh M,
There is no specific meaning except N-term is blue, C-term is red, and all of the other colors are in between, in a specific order.  It is just a way to help the eye to follow the chain from N-term to C-term.

“The default colors are blue, cyan, green, yellow, and red, in that order."
<http://plato.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/rainbow/rainbow.html>

I hope this helps,
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 May 9, 2016, at 12:59 AM, Shreeramesh <shreeramesh at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Dear Sir,
> 
> I guess blue represents N-terminal of protein in rainbow coloring and would like know the indication of other colors in rainbow scheme of chimera for protein structure.
> 
> Thanks & regards
>  
> Ramesh M
> Email: shreeramesh at gmail.com
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