[Chimera-users] differentiating lower and upper case chain ID's

Melissa Jurica mjurica at ucsc.edu
Wed Sep 28 09:53:03 PDT 2016

Hmm.  If I have a command file with the following, both chains end up being called smb1_b.  Am I missing something?  Prior to running this I used the “split” command to separate the chains into sub-models.

setattr m name  Brr2_B #0:.B
setattr m name  smb1_b #0:.b


On Sep 28, 2016, at 9:43 AM, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> Hi Melissa,
> This is already done.  Although chain-ID capitalization is ignored when the file has only capitalized IDs, when both are present, the upper- or lower-case that you type is honored.  I tested by opening 5GM6, and making sure that the following give different results:
> sel :.a
> sel :.A
> Best,
> Elaine
> ----------
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D. 
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco
>> On Sep 27, 2016, at 4:24 PM, Melissa Jurica <mjurica at ucsc.edu> wrote:
>> Hi-
>> Is it possible to differentiate between chain ID’s that are in upper vs. lower case (i.e. A vs. a) in the command line?  Spliceosome complexes have too many chains (ex. 5GM6).
>> Thanks,
>> Melissa

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