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Type Python Script
Author(s) Jason Vertrees
License BSD
This code has been put under version control in the project Pymol-script-repo

Overview & Motivation

Anyone ever give you a protein and then say, find the sequence "FLVEW"? Well, this script will find any string or regular expression in a given object and return that selection for you. Here's an example,

import findseq
# fetch two sugar-binding PDB
fetch 1tvn, async=0
# Now, find FATEW in 1tvn, similarly
findseq FATEW, 1tvn
# lower-case works, too
findseq fatew, 1tvn
# how about a regular expression?
findseq F.*W, 1tvn
# Find the regular expression:
#  ..H[TA]LVWH
# in the few proteins loaded.
# I then showed them as sticks and colored them to highlight matched AAs
for x in cmd.get_names(): findseq.findseq("..H[TA]LVWH", x, "sele_"+x, firstOnly=1)
Red residues were those matching the regular expression '..H[TA]LVWH'.


I built this to be rather flexible. You ..→

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