From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Sun Jul 26 2009 - 18:47:33 CDT

On Sun, 2009-07-26 at 18:24 -0500, Jehanzeb Hameed wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to strip out water from pdb files downloaded from Protein
> Data Bank ( Can someone please tell me how to do this in
> vmd?

load the file into VMD and then use an atom selection of
"not water" or "not resname XXX" (with XXX chosen according
to the name in your file) when writing out the file again.


> Thanks,
> -Jehanzeb

Axel Kohlmeyer
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