[Chimera-users] Measure inertia?
yentingl at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 16:17:13 PST 2013
Thank you very much, Elaine.
On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Hi Yen,
> It is simply a calculation of principal axes where atoms are mass-weighted
> points, see:
> I doubt someone would publish a paper about such a fundamental
> calculation, so although I did not read the J Mol Graph paper, it is likely
> to be a different method.
> The person who wrote the "measure inertia" code is away currently, but if
> there is anything else to say, he may send another reply later.
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco
> On Jan 24, 2013, at 1:07 PM, Yen-Ting Lai wrote:
> > Hi,
> > What's the formula that's used by "measure inertia"?
> > I found a paper:
> > An ellipsoidal approximation of protein shape. J. Mol Graph (1983)
> > Does the "measure inertia" use the same method?
> > Thank you!
> > Yen
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