From: Marc Q. Ma (
Date: Wed Dec 08 2004 - 07:44:55 CST


Maybe you can try to use the index feature such as

alpha and (index 1 to 1000)

On Dec 7, 2004, at 3:29 PM, Matthew Geballe wrote:

> Hello List!
> I have a pdb structure that is mostly alpha carbons except for a few
> residues around a ligand. I would like to display the entire protein
> with a CA tube and the active site in a more detailed representation.
> However it seems that the residues that are only CAs are not
> recognized as part of the "protein" keyword. When a pdb file is only
> CAs the residues are recognized as protein. Is there any way to
> circumvent this feature and draw a tube representation for all the CA
> atoms? Can I adjust what is included in the "protein" keywords?
> Thanks,
> Matt