[gmx-users] pressure coupling for lipid bilayer

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Fri May 3 00:27:02 CEST 2002

On Thu, 2 May 2002, Anton Feenstra wrote:

>> lipid) = 42 A**2, which is way too small! However, I have the same value
>> from the pre-equilibrated POPC bilayer (64 monomers) given by Marrink.
>> Did I do something wrong??
>It might be a trivial (and useless) answer, but wouldn't you simply 
>take the surface of the two lateral box plane (e.g. the x- and y- box 
>lengths multiplied) and devide that by the number of monomers?
Yes, that is the only correct way. 


Groeten, David.
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