[gmx-users] antiparallel beta sheet

Justin Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Mon Mar 3 21:30:31 CET 2014

On 3/3/14, 2:02 PM, Nidhi Katyal wrote:
> Dear users,
> I would like to analyse the time variation of antiparallel beta sheet
> formation. I am aware that dssp and stride program can calculate the beta
> sheet content but is there a tool that can distinguish between antiparallel
> and parallel beta sheet (in terms of giving numeric value as output and not
> through visual inspection)?

You can define an order parameter between 0 and 1 to discriminate between the 
two.  It is fairly common in simulation literature of amyloids.



Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
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