[gmx-users] Re. genbox -shell
dong at pampas.chem.purdue.edu
Thu Dec 15 21:21:52 CET 2005
I am confused by your reply. In your tutorial, you use
editconf .. -c -d 0.5
Now I am using -d 1.0, and 1.0 nm = 10 A, I don't understand why you
think the box is too small.
Thank you for your help!
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> Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 20:43:59 +0100
> From: David van der Spoel <spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se>
> Subject: Re: [gmx-users] Re: genbox -shell
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> Dongsheng Zhang wrote:
> > Dear David,
> > Thank you for your reply. My input box is pretty large. The dimensions
> > are: 9.46000 6.52700 14.59200. They are generated by
> > editconf ... -c -d 1.0
> but a water is larger than 0 so you need e.g. editconf -d 2
> > the thickness of my shell is 1.0, I think it is large enough for those
> > water molecules. Most water molecules are inside the shell, only those
> > three are far way.
> > If you need more information, please let me know!
> > Best wishes!
> >>Message: 1
> >>Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 18:54:16 +0100
> >>From: David van der Spoel <spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se>
> >>Subject: Re: [gmx-users] genbox -shell
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> >>Dongsheng Zhang wrote:
> >>>Dear All,
> >>>I made a extended peptoid molecule with 40 residues. When I solvate this
> >>>molecule by genbox, I think it is a good idea to use -shell in order to
> >>>avoid too many water molecules.
> >>>genbox -cp after_em_vac.gro -cs -p AcePoo40Nme_vac.top -c b4em -shell
> >>>However, I find a few waters are far way from the peptoid molecule when
> >>>I check the solvated system. Could anyone help me understand why this
> >>>happens? Thanks in advance. The attached is part of the .gro file for
> >>>the solvated system (I have modified it in order for someone to
> >>>visualize it).
> >>probably the input box is too small in the protein file
> >>David van der Spoel, PhD, Assoc. Prof., Molecular Biophysics group,
> >>Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University.
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Dongsheng Zhang <dong at pampas.chem.purdue.edu>
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