What does the yellow mean in this image of a SARS (coronavirus) protease from the Virus Pathogen resource database? It's from https://www.viprbrc.org/brc/

It's from https://www.viprbrc.org/brc/


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Sulfur atoms are shown in yellow.

The molecular viewer that you use is JSMol (JMol ported to the web).

Atoms are colored by element: grey C, blue N, red O and yellow S.
If you wonder how other atoms would be colored, see JMol's Default element colors, by periodic table.


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