[gmx-users] Thickness distribution over area of bilayer-membrane

Justin A. Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Mon Nov 10 16:48:40 CET 2008

anirban polley wrote:
> Hi,
>      I saw that average thickness can be measured by peak to peak distance
> of a electron density graph. This electron density can be calculated by
> g_density command. But g_density gives the average electron density of the
> membrane. So, I can get the average thickness of the membrane by subtracting
> peak to peak distance of the electron density graph.
>      But I want to see how the thickness of the membrane is fluctuating over
> area. So, can you tell me how I can calculate  the thickness of the
> membrane.

Please see the message I just sent out, and have a look at the following link:



> Regards,
> Anirban
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Justin A. Lemkul
Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Biochemistry
Virginia Tech
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