AMBER Archive (2009)
Subject: Re: [AMBER] ptraj utility
From: Carlos Simmerling (carlos.simmerling_at_gmail.com)
Date: Tue Dec 01 2009 - 06:48:27 CST
maybe it's a multimer and there is periodic imaging going on?
On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 7:45 AM, Daniel Roe <droe_at_nist.gov> wrote:
> It's difficult to answer your question without some more information about
> your system. I assume that since you mentioned a box this is a periodic
> system, but what does your ptraj input look like, what kind of molecule did
> you simulate and how big, etc.
> The easiest thing for you to do would probably be to look at those frames
> of the trajectory yourself using your favorite visualization program and see
> if those distances make sense. Depending on your system, it's not
> inconceivable that you're sampling some sort of transient event (e.g.
> partial unfolding in a peptide) that is causing your distance to spike.
> Hope this helps,
> Neha Bharat Gajaria wrote:
>> Hi List,
>> I m trying to extract the distance between two Calpha atoms from amber
>> trajectories using ptraj. The average distance should be 10.05 Ang. After
>> 50ns or so, the distances reported in the output are very unusual.
>> The output looks like
>> Are some of the trajectories corrupted or something is going wrong with
>> box? thanking you for your response
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