From: Giacomo Fiorin (
Date: Sun Mar 01 2020 - 10:19:15 CST

The values returned by minmax are explained here:

So this will only give you the "maximum" diameter, I think. Perhaps you
can look into a distribution of atom distances from its center, using the
g(r) plugin?

On Sun, Mar 1, 2020 at 10:10 AM Yogesh Sharma <>

> hi,
> I have a basic question.
> I am trying to get minimum and maximum diameter of a asymmetric molecule
> from its pdb file? is it possible to calculate it using minmax command and
> if it is can you please explain what does the {X, Y ,Z} values in output
> indicate?

Giacomo Fiorin
Associate Professor of Research, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Research collaborator, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD