[Chimera-users] coloring seperate domains

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Oct 8 17:04:27 PDT 2008

You could also use the "rainbow" command or Tools->Depiction->Rainbow  
to color the whole chain from N to C using a spectrum of colors.


                         Eric Pettersen
                         UCSF Computer Graphics Lab

On Oct 8, 2008, at 4:56 PM, Elaine Meng wrote:

> Hi Andy,
> There are lots of different ways to specify or select the atoms you
> want to color, far too many to list here, but here are a few ideas.
> You can specify #model:residues.chain in commands, for example:
> color violet red #0:355-486.A
>    or even
> color violet red #0:355-end.A
> More details on command-line specification:
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/frameatom_spec.html
> Color list:
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/colortables.html>
> Or, if you don't know what the numbers are, you can select the
> residues in the sequence window (Tools... Structure Analysis...
> Sequence) by dragging with the mouse, and then use the Actions...
> Color menu to color them.
> Or, if it is just a few residues you want to color, you can Ctrl-click
> on an atom to select it, Shift-Ctrl-click on another atom to add it to
> the selection, press the keyboard up arrow key to "promote" the
> selection from atoms up to whole residues, and then use the Actions...
> Color menu.
> I hope this helps,
> Elaine
> -----
> 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
>                      http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/home/meng/index.html
> On Oct 6, 2008, at 3:09 PM, Anindito Sen wrote:
>> HI all
>> I was wondering how to color the c and n terminals of the crystal
>> structure docked in the density map different.
>> Thanks
>> Dr. Anindito Sen (Ph.D) Research Associate , Dept. of Biochemistry
>> and Molecular Genetics University of Virginia Box 800733
>> Charlottesville, VA 22908
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