[Chimera-users] displaying backbone atoms of peptide

Jaynes, Jesse jjaynes at mytu.tuskegee.edu
Wed Oct 12 09:18:03 PDT 2016

Hi Elaine:

Thank you so much!  You have been extremely helpful.

I also was wondering how I might attach a fullerene with a peptide?  I was
going to do it through a sulfhydryl and an amino on the fullerene.  Any
ideas about how to do that?  Thank you, Jesse

On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 6:08 PM, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> 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”.
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/ribbon.html>
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/ribbackbone.html>
> Best,
> Elaine
> ----------
> 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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