[Chimera-users] displaying backbone atoms of peptide

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Oct 11 16:08:58 PDT 2016


Hi Jesse,
My guess is that you are displaying ribbon, which automatically hides the backbone atoms.  You can hide ribbon, for example with command “~ribbon” (or use Actions menu), or alternatively if you want to show both ribbon and backbone atoms at the same time, use command “ribbackbone”.

<http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/ribbon.html>
<http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/ribbackbone.html>

Best,
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 Oct 11, 2016, at 3:13 PM, Jaynes, Jesse <jjaynes at mytu.tuskegee.edu> wrote:
> 
> Hi Folks:
> I am having difficulty in converting C-terminal carboxyl to C-terminal amide on a beta sheet of 16 amino acids in length. When I try to get the complete amino acids displayed, it doesn't work.  It just displays the main peptide cylinder. 
> Thanks for your help.  Jesse Jaynes 







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