[gmx-users] monomer to dimer

Justin Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Fri Sep 21 17:21:17 CEST 2012

On 9/21/12 10:49 AM, Hossein Lanjanian wrote:
> Dear all
> I want to simulate insulin receptor in plasma membrane. The monomer form of
> receptor, that has 1382 amino acid, is available in Uniprot database. But I
> need dimer form of it.
> question: How can I prepare a pdb file of dimer? Is there any better
> suggestion instead of manipulating pdb file of monomer?

If there is no available structure for the dimer, then you need to produce one 
based on any and all available experimental evidence for how two monomers may 



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


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