[Chimera-users] "extended" Zone specifier

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Oct 8 11:38:18 PDT 2008

Hi Francesco,
You can do that with commands.  For example, here is the command to  
select residues in model #0 within 4 angstroms of
residues 20,30-40,55 of model #1:

sel #0 & #1:20,30-40,55 z<4

or you could use "za" instead of "z" for an atom-based instead of  
reside-based cutoff.


Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                          meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

On Oct 8, 2008, at 10:23 AM, Francesco Pietra wrote:

> What I would like to do is a global search of which residues of model
> #0 are within a certain distance from which residues of model #1.
> Where "model" stands for a protein in both cases. That would save time
> in simulations of docking (not using DOCK) between proteins. I can
> locate with Chimera key residues, but their number is large.
> Thanks
> francesco pietra

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