[gmx-users] Missing Amino Acids

Justin A. Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Sat Jan 29 18:12:23 CET 2011

simon sham wrote:
> Hi,
> 1. I have a protein which is missing both the first and last amino acids 
> in the sequence. Do you know any free linux softwares that can insert 
> these missing amino acids?

A number of possibilities are listed here:


> 2. Since only two amino acids are missing, one in both end, can I simply 
> ignore them in simulations?

If they're not functionally relevant or important to your aims, then probably. 
But no one on this list can answer that for you.


> Thanks for your insight in advance.
> Best,
> Simon


Justin A. Lemkul
Ph.D. Candidate
ICTAS Doctoral Scholar
Department of Biochemistry
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
jalemkul[at]vt.edu | (540) 231-9080


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