[Chimera-users] Transform Molecule Coordinates

rkhayat at scripps.edu rkhayat at scripps.edu
Thu Apr 19 15:25:47 PDT 2007

Hi Tom,
     Thank you very much.


> Hi Reza,
>   You can use the Chimera transform molecule coordinates tool to rotate
> a molecule using Euler angles without displaying the Chimera graphical
> interface.  You need a Python script to do this.  I've attached an
> example script rotatepdb.py that you would run from a terminal window as
> follows:
>     $ chimera --nogui rotatepdb.py
> The --nogui flag means that Chimera should not display any windows.
>   Chimera is needed because it contains the code that reads and writes
> PDB files and applies transformation matrices.
>     Tom

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