AMBER Archive (2004)

Subject: Re: AMBER: histidine and its various forms

From: Peter Oelschlaeger (
Date: Wed Feb 18 2004 - 12:10:49 CST


Yuan-Ping Pang has reported a histidinate in Protein Science (2000),


Stern, Julie wrote:

> I need to name a histidine that doesn't have a hydrogen
>on either the delta nitrogen or the epsilon nitrogen. Just
>using HIS defaults to HID which is the name for protonation
>on the delta position. HIE is the name for protonation on
>the epsilon position. HIP is the name for protonation on
>both positions. But, what would I call or how would I do
>a workaround for protonation on neither position?
>Thanks for help and suggestions.
>Julie Stern
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