[gmx-users] Genbox question

Justin Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Tue Nov 4 13:44:16 CET 2014

On 11/3/14 11:39 PM, Kevin C Chan wrote:
> Dear Users,
> I am trying to build some starting structures of lipid bilayers for MD using
> genbox to add waters. For some reasons I have already equilibrated my lipids
> in a water box previously so it no longer looks like a perfect rectangle,
> there are “flying tails" at the edges. However I still want to build a
> typical bilayer-in-water model in which water only appears above and below
> the bilayer (but not asides) and it should be able to introduce a periodic
> boundary condition in the x-y plane  (assuming the bilayer’s normal is along
> the z-axis) afterwards. The problem is as I could not accurately define the
> dimensions of my equilibrated lipids anymore, how could genbox be used to
> fill the box as what I expected?

Take the box vectors from the corresponding frame of the previous simulation 
that you've used.



Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow

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