From: John Stone (
Date: Mon Mar 08 2010 - 09:25:27 CST

  The PDB file format spec is available here:

Unless I misunderstand what you mean by "surface", no there is not
a way to represent a polygon mesh or other geometric surface in a
PDB file. PDB files only contain atoms, associated structure data,
and information about the crystallography methods used to determine
the structure, etc.

  John Stone

On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 09:59:14AM -0500, Fatemesadat Emami wrote:
> Hi vmd users,
> I am creating pdb files (with my own code) from the Material Studio
> coordinate files. I have a surface in my system that I do not know how to
> name its elements in the pdb file. I was wondering if anybody can give me
> an idea of how I have to include a surface in a pdb file or how I can find
> a sample for such a sys?
> Many Thanks
> Fatima
> --
> Yours Sincerely,
> Fateme Sadat Emami
> Nano Scale Laboratory
> Polymer Engineering Department

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