[gmx-users] Freeze a group of atoms in gromacs

Justin Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Tue Feb 7 16:54:40 CET 2017

On 2/7/17 10:17 AM, ARNAB MUKHERJEE wrote:
> Hello,
> I am simulating a course grained DNA with counterions. I want to know if
> there is a way in gromacs to freeze all the degrees of freedom of DNA, so
> as to completely restrict its motion. So, the DNA in my system will be
> fixed while the ions will be moving. How can I achieve this in gromacs?

Freezing atoms can be done using the conveniently named freezegrps option:




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