From: John Stone (
Date: Mon Apr 18 2011 - 15:58:07 CDT

  Add "same residue as" to the front of your selection and you should
get the whole waters...

  John Stone

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 04:49:09PM -0400, wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to select all water molecules within a given distance from the
> protein, so I'm using the following command:
> "resname WAT and within 2 of protein"
> However, this selects only the individual atoms H or O of the water
> molecule that are within 2 ang. I would like to select the entire water
> molecule, even though only one of the three atoms are within 2 ang of the
> protein.
> Thanks in advance.
> Agustina

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