[cmview-devel] Conventions for Graphical representation for protein annotations

Henning Stehr stehr at molgen.mpg.de
Mon Feb 28 07:02:29 EST 2011

Hi Leyla,

I'd recommend posting this question to the pdb-l

Maybe someone there can help.


On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Leyla Garcia <ljgarcia at ebi.ac.uk> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I need to know if there is a key of colours and shapes for the graphical
> representation of annotations in proteins. for instance, if I need to have a
> pictorial representation of a "domain" or "transcript" then is there a
> standardized way to do it? So far I have seen that domains are usually
> represented as ellipses or rectangles, and metal bindings as non-filled
> circles, while active sites are red-filled circles.
> I am particular interested in the next type of annotations:
> Domain, Signal, Transit, Propeptide, Peptide, Topological domain,
> Intramembrane, Transmenbrane for ranges of sequences, and Metal binding,
> Active site, Modified residue, Lipidation, Glycosilation for point
> positions.
> I appreciate any information on this matter.
> Cheers,
> Leyla García
> EMBL-EBI, Cambridge, UK
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