Drawing Transmembrane regions

Cornelius Krasel krasel at alf.biochem.mpg.de
Fri Feb 25 09:08:13 EST 1994


Michael Coady (coady at ERE.UMontreal.CA) wrote:
: In article <1994Feb24.113629.1 at mcvax2.d48.lilly.com> books at mcvax2.d48.lilly.com writes:
: >Published articles have tramsmemebranes peptide sequences drawn to illuastrate
: >the transmembrane regions in the lipid bilayer. The amino acids are enclosed in 
: >circle and the circles are connect like beads on a string. Is there computer 
: >program availible to do this type of drawing? How do people create this type 
: >of figure? I am doing this by hand and it is not easy! Thanks DPSMITH 
: >                                      internet:smith_dennis_p at lilly.com

: Dear Dennis,
: 	This question gets asked regularly and I've never seen any responses
: posted.  Unfortunately I don't have an answer for you, but if you get any,
: then I hope you'll post them because I'd like to have a program that 
: does that too.

I've seen a postdoc in our lab doing it by hand with MacDraw (and it
seemed like a pain in the a**).

--Cornelius.

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