[Chimera-users] Assigning id to a chain with no id

Aleena Jose aleena.jose at students.iiserpune.ac.in
Tue Jul 7 05:48:11 PDT 2020

Hi Elaine,

Thanks a lot for your reply. The problem is that I have got hundreds of
such pdbs with no id chains after random scanning mutagenesis. I wish I
could solve it using a python script.


On Mon, Jul 6, 2020, 9:32 PM Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> HI Aleena,
> You can do it with the "Change Chain IDs" graphical interface, open from
> menu: Tools... Structure Editing... Change Chain IDs.  That dialog will
> list the chain with no ID separately (something like "principal chain") and
> you can click to choose it in that interface, then enter a new ID.
> <
> http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/editing/changechains.html
> >
> I hope this helps,
> Elaine
> -----
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
> UCSF Chimera(X) team
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco
> > On Jul 4, 2020, at 2:41 PM, Aleena Jose <
> aleena.jose at students.iiserpune.ac.in> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> > I need help with chimera. In my pdb I have a chain with no id and I want
> to assign it a new id. I tried using 'changechain' command but I am getting
> error messages because I don't have any specific from-chain id. I don't
> know what exactly to give as from-chain id or is there any other command
> that could help me?
> > Thanks,
> > Aleena.
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