[gmx-users] sn1 and sn2 chains of popc

minnale minnale_gnos at rediffmail.com
Mon Sep 8 14:50:35 CEST 2008

Thanks Justin for your reply
you mean to say that C32 of glycerol involves in the palimotyl chain formation so call as sn1 chain similarly C12,C13 of glycerol involves in the oleyl chain formation so call as sn2.
Am I correct?
Thanks in advance.

On Mon, 08 Sep 2008 Justin A.Lemkul wrote :
>minnale wrote:
>>  Hi all,
>>may be this is very basic query
>>I want to calculate order parameters of popc. I have found in archives that make sn1.ndx(pamitoyl) and sn2.ndx(oleyl) of popc then feed these files to g_order command. Can anyone tell me that why pamitoyl call as sn1 and oleyl call as sn2?
>It derives from the numbering of the carbons on the glycerol backbone.
>>Thanks for your help.
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