[Chimera-users] Intersurf

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Sat Jan 7 10:01:24 PST 2012

Hi George, 
Make sure you have the pruning option turned on (check the box for "Residue centroid distance pruning") or else the distance setting won't have any effect.  That is probably the problem.
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                       
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

On Jan 7, 2012, at 9:48 AM, George Tzotzos wrote:

> Hi everybody and happy New Year
> I'm using Intersurf to define the interface between two sub-units of a protein.
> Intersurf selects the atoms which appear to be far from the interface. Changing the prune distance from the default value of 30 to, say 10 or less has no effect on the atom selection. Is this right? Is there a way to select atoms that lie, say 5 Angstrom on either side of the interface.
> Thanks and best regards
> George

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