Quick Start Guide: Exercise 15


Renaming a Protein Chain

Use the 3D Builder to rename a protein chain.

  • The protein structure 1FJS in the current project contains two chains: chain A and chain L. To rename chain L to chain B:
    • In the Structure Hierarchy, open the Protein and then click Chain L
    • Click Build on the Selection Toolbar to open the 3D Builder
    • In the 3D Builder, click the Other Edits menu button
    • Choose Change Other Properties... from the menu; a dialog will open
    • From the Change Other Properties dialog:
      • Type the letter B in the Chain Name field
      • Click the Apply button at the bottom
    • View the Structure Hierarchy or the Status Bar to confirm that the chain has been renamed

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