[Chimera-users] rmsd between two ligands

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Apr 30 10:00:21 PDT 2010

Hi Miriam,
Yes, the command "rmsd" does exactly that.  Syntax is the same as for  
"match" but unlike that command, it does not move anything, just  
calculates the RMSD in the current positions.


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

On Apr 30, 2010, at 7:34 AM, Miriam Gochin wrote:

> Is there a way in chimera to obtain an RMSD between two structures  
> without matching them, ie. just to know the difference between them?

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