[gmx-users] Protein Dipole moment

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Tue Mar 6 19:06:47 CET 2007

Georgios Patargias wrote:
> Thanks for your reply Qiao! I was wondering what is the origin 
> that the g_dipoles uses if not the com? 
the origin.

although it would be straight forward to implement, of course the dipole 
  remains origin dependent.

> Would it make any sense to generate a trajectory with the protein 
> fitted to the Calphas before we calculate the dipole moment? 
no, because then you get rid of all the charges making up the dipoles.

> Dr. George Patargias
> Polymer IRC Group
> University of Leeds
> Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK

David van der Spoel, PhD, Assoc. Prof., Molecular Biophysics group,
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