From: John Stone (
Date: Wed Sep 20 2006 - 13:56:33 CDT

  VMD 1.8.5 fixes a number of problems with display of various types of
nucleic acid structures, but this has resulted it in it being (presently)
far more picky about the atom names used in nucleic acid residues, and it's
particularly picky about terminal residues. I was already aware of the
problem with 1S72 and four or five other PDB structures, I hope to have
this addressed soon. For 1S72 specifically, I think I have a
workaround written down somewhere, but I'll have to get back to you on this.


On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 04:06:43PM +0200, Vlad Cojocaru wrote:
> Dear vmd users,
> I noticed that the Ribbons (NewRibbons) representation for nucleic acids
> doesnt work anymore in vmd 1.8.5.
> I loaded the 1S72.pdb structure (ribosome from PDB) in vmd 1.8.5 and I
> couldnt see the ribbon representation of the RNA. I did the same in vmd
> 1.8.4 and everything was fine.
> Best wishes
> vlad
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