From: John Stone (
Date: Wed Mar 08 2006 - 16:24:21 CST

Dear Yu,
  I've been checking into your structure. I had hoped that some
of my recent changes to VMD to prevent problems with inter-chain bonds
with the ribbon/cartoon/etc reps would cure yours, but in testing
yours still encounters some other problem. I'll have to look into
this some more and get back to you. Do you have other examples
of structures that encounter this problem?

  John Stone

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 03:52:43PM -0500, Yu Chen wrote:
> Hi,
> We can display a ribosomal RNA chain as cartoon, ribbons and tube by
> itself, but when more chains are added (ie. protein factors tRNA etc.)
> then ribbon/tube/cartoon representation of ribosomal RNA chain fails.
> Lines and licorice representation still works. In the attached "1.pdb" if
> all chains except for chain A were deleted then it works. Why is this
> please?
> Thanks,
> Yu
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