[Chimera-users] Regarding Metal Fixing in Protein

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Oct 23 11:22:17 PDT 2012

Also, if you use the current daily build you can start the atom at a particular xyz position.


                        Eric Pettersen
                        UCSF Computer Graphics Lab

On Oct 23, 2012, at 11:16 AM, Elaine Meng wrote:

> Dear Amit,
> You could select the metal ion (Ctrl-click on it) and then use Movement Mouse Mode (in menu under Tools... Movement).  In that tool, you would change mode to "Move selection" if you want to use the mouse to move the metal only.  To go back to moving the whole structure, change back to "Normal."
> This will not necessarily make a reasonable structure... it will just leave the metal wherever you put it.
> I hope this helps,
> 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 Oct 23, 2012, at 1:26 AM, Amit Jaiswal wrote:
>> Dear Sir /Mam,
>>                     I am new to Chimera and thus facing problems in inserting Metal in my protein. I am using the Build structure command in Chimera but I am unable to move the metal from one place to the other. Please guide me out in fixing the metal.
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