AMBER Archive (2008)

Subject: Re: AMBER: Radius of Gyration

From: Carlos Simmerling (
Date: Fri Oct 10 2008 - 06:48:21 CDT

average distance from center of mass. it's a measure of how compact
the structure is, used mostly when large changes occur such as during

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 7:27 AM, Beale, John <> wrote:
> Can someone tell me what the "radius of gyration" for a protein in an MD
> simulation tells me? I see this parameter frequently in the literature but
> haven't found a good explanation.
> John
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