From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Fri Apr 26 2013 - 02:50:10 CDT

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 9:04 AM, Nidhi Jatana <> wrote:
> Dear Sir/Madam
> This is Nidhi Jatana, working as Senior Research Fellow at Bioinformatics
> Center, Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi. I had Desmond
> trajectories which I uploaded in VMD. The number of atoms as shown in .cms
> is 71462 and when I load the same .cms file in VMD, it is showing 87529
> atoms. I am unable to understand the reason. Please help.

please contact the desmond authors about this. they wrote the molfile
plugin for VMD and thus should be able to tell you what is going on.
VMD just uses the information the plugin provides.


> Thanking you
> Regards
> --
> Nidhi Jatana
> Senior Research Fellow
> Bioinformatics Center
> Sri Venkateswara College
> (University of Delhi)
> Dhaula Kuan
> New Delhi-110021.

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste. Italy.