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== Required Arguments ==
== Required Arguments ==
* '''sel1''' = first selection
* '''sel2''' = second selection
* '''max_dist''' = max distance in Angstroms
== Optional Arguments ==
== Optional Arguments ==
* '''output''' = accepts Screen/Print/None (default N)
* '''sidechain''' = limits (Y) results to sidechain atoms (default N)
* '''show''' = shows (Y) individual distances in pymol menu (default=N)
== Examples ==
== Examples ==
'''example #1'''
<source lang="python">
PyMOL>pairwise_dist 1efa and chain D, 1efa and chain B, 3, output=S, show=Y
1efa/D/DC/13/OP1 to 1efa/B/TYR/47/OH: 2.765
1efa/D/DC/13/OP2 to 1efa/B/LEU/6/N: 2.983
1efa/D/DC/13/OP2 to 1efa/B/LEU/6/CB: 2.928
1efa/D/DT/14/O4' to 1efa/B/ALA/57/CB: 2.827
1efa/D/DT/14/OP1 to 1efa/B/ASN/25/OD1: 2.858
1efa/D/DT/14/OP1 to 1efa/B/GLN/54/NE2: 2.996
1efa/D/DT/14/OP2 to 1efa/B/SER/21/OG: 2.517
1efa/D/DC/15/N4 to 1efa/B/GLN/18/NE2: 2.723
1efa/D/DA/16/N6 to 1efa/B/GLN/18/NE2: 2.931
Number of distances calculated: 9
== The Code ==
== The Code ==
<source lang="python">
<source lang="python">

Revision as of 02:47, 8 December 2016

Type Python Script
Author(s) Zhenting Gao


RMSD between two structures of the same protein

  • programming
    • Platform
        • PyMOL
          • rms_cur
    • Feature
      • Output

® RMSD of all atoms of each residues pairs ® Least RMSD of all atoms of each residues pairs ◊ symmetry of Phe, Tyr, His, Asp, Glu, Gln, Asn, Arg, Leu and Val needs to be considered } switch the atom name and then calculate the RMSD again ◊ Selected least RMSD of a residue pair for report ® RMSD of backbone atoms of each residues pairs ® RMSD of C alpha atoms of each residues pairs □ With defined residues pairs ® Residue pair can be limited to within binding site § Workflow □ Read reference and target pdb files ® #two structures should be superposed before using this function § Note □ Python □ PyMOL ® Clean attributes ◊ otherwise rms_cur will fail ® How to get residue name? ◊ residue name, residue index and etc. can only be read from an atom


  • Open PyMOL
  • Load PDB files
  • run this Python script inside PyMOL
  • call the function
    • rmsdByRes pdb1, resSelection, pdb2

Required Arguments


Optional Arguments




The Code

#load library
from pymol import cmd, stored
import sys
import os

#function to judge if a file exists
def is_non_zero_file(fpath):
    return os.path.isfile(fpath) and os.path.getsize(fpath) > 0

#function to switch atom names within a residue
def switchName(residueSelection, atomName1, atomName2):
  switch the name of two atoms
  cmd.alter(residueSelection+" and name "+atomName1, 'name="gzt"')
  cmd.alter(residueSelection+" and name "+atomName2, 'name="'+atomName1+'"')
  cmd.alter(residueSelection+" and name gzt", 'name="'+atomName2+'"')

#function to change atom names of some residues with symetric sidechain
def flipAtomName(targetResidueSelection):
  switch the atom names of specific residues
# Create flipped residue
  cmd.create("flippedRes",targetResidueSelection+" and not alt B")
  targetResidueCa=cmd.get_model("flippedRes and name CA")
  for g in targetResidueCa.atom:
#   print g.resn
    if g.resn=='ARG':
     switchName("flippedRes", "NH1", "NH2")
    elif g.resn=='HIS':
     switchName("flippedRes", "ND1", "CD2")
     switchName("flippedRes", "CE1", "NE2")
    elif g.resn=='ASP':
     switchName("flippedRes", "OD1", "OD2")
    elif g.resn=='PHE':
     switchName("flippedRes", "CD1", "CD2")
     switchName("flippedRes", "CE1", "CE2")
    elif g.resn=='GLN':
     switchName("flippedRes", "OE1", "NE2")
    elif g.resn=='GLU':
     switchName("flippedRes", "OE1", "OE2")
    elif g.resn=='LEU':
     switchName("flippedRes", "CD1", "CD2")
    elif g.resn=='ASN':
     switchName("flippedRes", "OD1", "ND2")
    elif g.resn=='TYR':
     switchName("flippedRes", "CD1", "CD2")
     switchName("flippedRes", "CE1", "CE2")
    elif g.resn=='VAL':
      switchName("flippedRes", "CG1", "CG2")
# cmd.label("flippedRes","name")
  return "flippedRes"


#main function
def rmsdByRes(referenceProteinChain,sel, targetProteinChain):
    Zhenting Gao on 7/28/2016


    rmsf referenceProteinChain, targetProteinChain, selection [,byres=0], [reference_state=1]

    Calculate the RMSD for each residue pairs from two chains of the same protein from two crystal structures.

    Read reference and target pdb files
    Align two structures
        sel target, proA and chain A
            #define target protein chain
        sel refrence, proB and chain A
            #define reference protein chain
        align target, reference
            #automatical alignment
    Clean attributes
        otherwise rms_cur will fail

# Create temporary objects, exclude alternative conformation B
  cmd.create("ref_gzt", referenceProteinChain+" and polymer and not alt B")
  cmd.alter("ref_gzt", "chain='A'")
  cmd.alter("ref_gzt", "segi=''")
  cmd.create("target_gzt", targetProteinChain+" and polymer and not alt B")
  cmd.alter("target_gzt", "chain='A'")
  cmd.alter("target_gzt", "segi=''")
#  cmd.align("target_gzt","ref_gzt",object="align")
# parameters
# select alpha carbon of selected residues in reference structure
  calpha=cmd.get_model(sel+" and name CA and not alt B")
  for g in calpha.atom:
#  print g.resi+g.resn
   if cmd.count_atoms("ref_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi)==cmd.count_atoms("target_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi):
    rmsdRes=cmd.rms_cur("ref_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi,"target_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi)
    rmsdResCa=cmd.rms_cur("ref_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi+" and name ca","target_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi+" and name ca")
    rmsdResBackbone=cmd.rms_cur("ref_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi+" and name ca+n+c+o","target_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi+" and name ca+n+c+o")
#  calculate minimum rmsd
    if g.resn in res2Check:
      flippedRes=flipAtomName("target_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi)
      rmsdFlippedRes=cmd.rms_cur("ref_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi,flippedRes)
      if rmsdFlippedRes<rmsdRes:

#    print cmd.count_atoms("ref_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi),cmd.count_atoms("target_gzt and polymer and resi "+g.resi)
    outputText+="%s,%s,%s,%.3f,%.3f,%.3f,%.3f\n" % (targetProteinChain,g.resn,g.resi,rmsdRes,rmsdResCa,rmsdResBackbone,rmsdResMin)
  print outputText
# Destroy temporary objects
  cmd.delete("ref_gzt target_gzt align res_gzt "+flippedRes)
# Save data into csv
  if not is_non_zero_file(outputFile):
  print "Results saved in "+outputFile