From: Gustavo Seabra (gustavo.seabra_at_gmail.com)
Date: Wed Nov 25 2015 - 12:27:52 CST

Brian,

You are right, removing the last 3 columns did the trick.

I removed the extra information by using the command:

:%s/ 1\.00\zs .*//

inside vim, to remove the extra lines in the protein, then repeating the command substituting the 1\.00 by 0\.00 to remove the lines from the ligand. But after that, all works fine.

Thanks a lot!
Gustavo Seabra
Gustavo Seabra

> Em 25 de nov de 2015, (s) 13:51, Bennion, Brian <Bennion1_at_llnl.gov> escreveu:
>
> It can open them as you have seen but without connection records it uses the element field to determine bonding and thereby structure. I think that if you remove the last three columns then you can get connectivity back.
> I will look to see what I did.
> Brian
>
> ________________________________________
> From: Gustavo Seabra [gustavo.seabra_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 8:41 AM
> To: Bennion, Brian
> Cc: vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> Subject: Re: vmd-l: Problem visualizing a pdbqt file generated by AutoDockTools
>
> Hi Brian,
>
> Thanks a lot! Apparently, VMD isnt able to open PDBQT files then. I wonder if there are plans to add this functionality to VMD any time in the foreseeable future.
>
> All the best!
> Gustavo Seabra
>
>
>
>> Em 25 de nov de 2015, (s) 11:54, Bennion, Brian <Bennion1_at_llnl.gov> escreveu:
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>> Hello,
>> I have seen this issue with in my own work a long time ago. Unfortunately I dont remember the exact cause. The format of the pdbqt file in the last 3? columns may confuse/prevent determination of backbone status. The values in those columns are not standard pdb convention.
>> Brian
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>>
>> ________________________________________
>> From: owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu [owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu] on behalf of Gustavo Seabra [gustavo.seabra_at_gmail.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 4:59 AM
>> To: vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
>> Subject: vmd-l: Problem visualizing a pdbqt file generated by AutoDockTools
>>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> Im having a weird problem trying to open a PDBQT file generated by ADT in VMD. VMD can open the file using PDB format, but only displays it as atom-based representations. Whenever I try to visualize using a backbone-based representation (ribbons, cartoon, etc.), nothing shows. Has anyone here dealt with a similar problem before?
>>
>> If anyone wants to try, the file is here:
>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/ybno7ezf60jgboq/Compound14-3U1I.pdbqt?dl=0
>>
>> Thanks a lot!
>> Gustavo Seabra
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