[gmx-users] generating martini-version of lipids

Tsjerk Wassenaar tsjerkw at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 17:40:06 CET 2016

Hi Jagannath,

Backward actually can do both. For conversion of a Gromos system use

backward.py -from gromos -to martini

Hope it helps,


On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 11:20 AM, Jagannath Mondal <jmondal.backup at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Dear Gromacs/Martini-users
> I wanted to transform a snapshot of my atomistic DPPG/water bilayer to the
> Martini coarse-grained format. However, I found martinize.py script  does
> not transform lipid or waters to coarse-grained counterpart.It only works
> for protein. So, Is there any particular way I can generate the CG version
> of my atomistic DPPG/water bilayer ?
> I guess backward scripts does the reverse of what I am trying to achieve.
> So, if you can suggest a way to generate a coarse-grained pdb files of the
> atomistic lipid bilayer/water, that will be very helpful.
> Jagannath
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