[gmx-users] peptide's COM distance to top of a slab
jalemkul at vt.edu
Tue Aug 2 22:49:36 CEST 2016
On 8/2/16 4:46 PM, Alexander Alexander wrote:
> Thanks Mark.
> I do not know what do you mean with the geometric criterion, but, It is a
> slab/vacuum model in which vacuum is in the Z direction normal to the slab.
> I am just interested in vertical distance between peptide COM and top most
Rephrasing Mark's question: "how do you define the topmost atom?" Then it
becomes simple to do. You have coordinates, therefore a geometry...
> One more question is that how I can calculate the distance between the two
> termini of a peptide versas time?
As you would the COM distance between any other species. Create an index file
with the first and last residue as separate groups.
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 10:35 PM, Mark Abraham <mark.j.abraham at gmail.com>
>> What's a geometric criterion that expresses "top of the slab?"
>> On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 10:22 PM Alexander Alexander <
>> alexanderwien2k at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear gromacs user,
>>> I have peptide getting adsorbed into a solid surface, I can get the
>>> distance between COM of peptide and COM of the slab by below command,
>>> gmx distance -n index.ndx -select 'com of group Other plus com of group
>>> Protein' -f noPBC.xtc -s prd.tpr -oxyz disxyz.xvg -tu ns
>>> I was wondering if a similar command is available to get the distance
>>> between peptide's COM and top of the slab?
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