Re: Question on mutator in VMD

From: Chris Harrison (
Date: Wed Jan 14 2009 - 23:15:20 CST

You could try using the commandline version of psfgen with the command
"mutate". See the NAMD manual.

In general, VMD related questions should be posted to the vmd-l list since
they are more likely to receive a response there.


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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On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 5:00 PM, Jianping Lin <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am trying to use the mutator in VMD to mutate some certain residues in
> one protein (protein.pdb and protein.psf). But the output psf  and pdb files
> can't keep the original patches (such as NTER, CTER, and TP1). What should I
> do?
> Thanks a lot.
> Jianping

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