From: Chris Harrison (
Date: Tue Nov 15 2011 - 20:07:24 CST


Sorry, but can you clarify? Are you asking a) what's the maximum length
capacity vmd can handle (I don't believe vmd has a limit in that regard)
or b) the longest length observed in experiment?

Or are you just asking N*(lengthOfOneProline)??


Chris Harrison, Ph.D.
Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group
NIH Resource for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
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Aaron Oakley <> writes:
> Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 10:53:14 +1100
> From: Aaron Oakley <>
> To: "" <>
> Subject: vmd-l: Maximum length of an extended peptide?
> Slightly OT:
> What is the maximum extension (length) of a peptide of N residues
> assuming no prolines? I.e., how far can it be "stretched out?
> thanks,
> a++