[Chimera-users] Selecting residues from one chain
meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Dec 9 13:38:25 PST 2021
That sounds like an error message for ChimeraX, not Chimera. So first, you need to be sure about which program you are using!! (also there is a different mailing list for ChimeraX, chimerax-users at cgl.ucsf.edu if you are interested in that in the future)
Your command would select residues 99,100,118-130,136,161,163 in ALL chains, and 164 in chain B. If you were using Chimera and wanted to select all those residues in chain B only, you would need command:
or you could select those residue numbers in all chains and then deselect the ones that are not chain B, e.g.
Help for atom specification in Chimera:
we have improved command-line specification, and to select those residues in just chain B it would be command:
Help for atom specification in ChimeraX:
I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
UCSF Chimera(X) team
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco
> On Dec 9, 2021, at 1:22 PM, Joao M.C. Teixeira via Chimera-users <chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Sorry for my previous email, it was sent too fast...
> I am trying to select residues from a chain, and I am trying this command: select :99,100,118-130,136,161,163,164.B
> What is wrong? I am getting: Expected an objects specifier or a keyword
> Thank you,
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