[Chimera-users] Polar hydrogens

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Jun 28 13:59:51 PDT 2011

Hi Luis,
No, but after adding all hydrogens, you can delete the "nonpolar" ones if you really don't want them.  This could be done with the command:

delete HC

...or equivalently  with menu operations:

Select... Chemistry... IDATM type... HC
Actions... Atoms/Bonds... delete

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

On Jun 28, 2011, at 1:25 PM, lecan wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> Is there a way to put only polar hydrogens on a protein structure with 
> chimera?
> Regards,
> Luis L.

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