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Is there a way to superimpose molecules onto a ribose backbone reliably?

The only way to consistently and reliably superimpose two (or more) structures is by explicitly specifying pairs of atoms. If you want to use other methods, such as ASL or SMARTS, it is almost always recommended that the structures be conformers.

Keywords: superposition, alignment, Maestro, superpose

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