[gmx-users] The number of lipids

Peter Lai pcl at uab.edu
Fri Jan 11 03:20:06 CET 2013

Kieu Thu Nguyen <kieuthu2212 at gmail.com> wrote:

>Dear All,
>I see in MD simulations, the number of lipids is 128 or multiples of
>Can someone tell me why ?
>Whether can i choose another number of lipids ?
>Thanks in advance !
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probably because they are using original 128-lipid coordinates from someone like tieleman or klauda. You can use any arbitrary # of lipids appropriate to the size of your intended system (like scaling it so that an embedded protein is shielded by lipids from its periodic image)
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