[Chimera-users] icosahedral annulus
p.shah.lab at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 05:04:25 PST 2020
Brilliant! that worked amazingly, well!
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On Mon, Nov 16, 2020 at 7:28 PM Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Hi Pranav,
> I believe that you can:
> (1) use the "shape icosahedron" command to make an icosahedral surface
> (2) then use the "mask" command specifying the map and the surface (icosahedron) that you just made
> The mask command has a "slab" option to include some distance from both sides of the surface.
> I hope this helps,
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
> UCSF Chimera(X) team
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco
> > On Nov 16, 2020, at 10:29 AM, Pranav Shah <p.shah.lab at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Elaine,
> > i was wondering if there was an "easy" way to create an icosahedral
> > ring-mask using chimera's shape and mask commands. At the moment, I am
> > creating two icosahedral shapes of big and small radii and them
> > subtracting the small one from the big one, but this results in
> > inconsistent results i.e the mask does not enclose the volume I wish
> > to cover.
> > Best,
> > Pranav
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