[Chimera-users] Identify hinges and rigid groups using Morph Conformations?

Oliver Clarke olibclarke at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 15:06:12 PST 2016

Makes sense, thanks for checking it out.


On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 3:14 PM, Conrad Huang <conrad at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> Unfortunately, this is not a simple task.  There are actually several
> layers of heuristics beyond the referenced procedures, mainly to handle
> small segments and chain identifiers, so the results may not be as clean as
> one would expect.  Also, we would then have to come up with some sort of
> naming/attribute scheme so that different parts can be referenced. This may
> fall more in the ChimeraX realm at this point.  Sorry.
> Conrad
> On 12/18/2015 1:06 PM, Oliver Clarke wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I gather from reading the documentation for “Morph Conformations”
>> (
>> https://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/morph/morph.html
>> )
>> that Chimera identifies hinge regions and rigid groups as part of the
>> procedure (as per
>> http://nar.oxfordjournals.org/content/28/8/1665.long).
>> Would it be possible to expose these to the user (or maybe this is
>> already possible?), such that one can color/label the hinges and
>> rigid entities as desired? This would be helpful for visual
>> simplification of complex conformational changes.
>> Cheers, Oliver. _______________________________________________
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