From: Margaret S. Cheung (
Date: Fri Sep 15 2006 - 20:08:41 CDT

Thank you for the pointers. I'd like to try these programs out.

Peter Freddolino wrote:
> To expand a bit on that, you're much more likely to get a good result if
> you use a program like rosetta or modeller to build the complete
> structure, since they're designed to optimize the contacts in such cases.
> Peter
> JC Gumbart wrote:
>> Well, Psfgen can always guess any number of missing atoms for a residue
>> as long as it has at least one based on what is in the topology file.
>> This is not to say it would be a good guess of course.
>> For missing residues, you would have to guess at least one atom per
>> residue for it to fill them in.
>> Would this be sufficient for your needs?
>> On Sep 15, 2006, at 11:38 AM, Margaret Shun Cheung wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> I have a low resolution data that only have a few atoms available for
>>> each amino acids in a protein. I'd like to build a full atomistic
>>> protein based on these known info as constraints.
>>> Did anyone how to do this? It's kinda irrelavent to VMD, but I figured
>>> given a large set of experts here, somebody probably will have an
>>> answer to this.
>>> Thanks.
>>> Margaret S. Cheung,
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Margaret S. Cheung
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Department of Physics
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University of Houston
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