[gmx-users] area per lipid in ondulated membranes

Marc F. Lensink lensink at bigre.ulb.ac.be
Thu Oct 9 16:12:28 CEST 2008

On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 02:06:30PM +0000, Rebeca García Fandiño wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to calculate the area per lipid for a quite big membrane formed by a unique type o lipid (DOPC). I can see ondulations in the membrane, so I am not sure of the right area I should have to employ, because the max and min values in x and y axes are not representative for the real area of each layer.
> Could anybody suggest how could I calculate this paremeter in this type of simulations?

calculate the solvent-accessible surface area using a Really Large


Marc F. Lensink
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