AMBER Archive (2006)

Subject: AMBER: What's the meaning of NTYPES?

From: JunJun Liu (
Date: Wed Jun 21 2006 - 15:27:51 CDT

Hi all,

What's the meaning of NTYPES in topology file? I checked the manual, it
says NTYPES is the "total number of distinct atom types". What does the
"distinct" atom types mean? Does it mean some atom types are equal?



JunJun Liu

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