Re: [PyMOL] wild card

2004-02-19 Thread Laurence Pearl
Beware of sweeping statements - I work with nucleic acids (mostly bound to proteins) and I am continually irritated by the use of * in nucleic acid names, and I think I qualify as anyone. Now that the ASCII code has settled down somewhat, ' could take it's rightful place in PDB files,

[PyMOL] wild card

2004-02-18 Thread Eric Zollars
Anyone who works with nucleic acids will certainly prefer the current situation. From the PDB format guidelines: * The asterisk (*) is used in place of the prime character (') for naming atoms of the sugar group. The prime was avoided historically because of non-uniformity of its external