[Chimera-users] displaying backbone atoms of peptide

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Oct 11 16:08:58 PDT 2016

Hi Jesse,
My guess is that you are displaying ribbon, which automatically hides the backbone atoms.  You can hide ribbon, for example with command “~ribbon” (or use Actions menu), or alternatively if you want to show both ribbon and backbone atoms at the same time, use command “ribbackbone”.


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

> On Oct 11, 2016, at 3:13 PM, Jaynes, Jesse <jjaynes at mytu.tuskegee.edu> wrote:
> Hi Folks:
> I am having difficulty in converting C-terminal carboxyl to C-terminal amide on a beta sheet of 16 amino acids in length. When I try to get the complete amino acids displayed, it doesn't work.  It just displays the main peptide cylinder. 
> Thanks for your help.  Jesse Jaynes 

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