Re: AMBER: Difficulty loading a pdb file

From: Ilyas Yildirim <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 17:25:27 -0400 (EDT)

Can u copy/paste or send the .pdb file u are trying to load in xleap?

On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, Kara Di Giorgio wrote:

> I have a pdb file containing just two atoms and when I load it in xLeap
> it makes a file with just one of the atoms.
> (I'm working with part of my full pdb file as I'm trying to narrow down
> where the problem is.)
> My pdb file was generated with Midas on a SGI, but I'm using xLeap on a
> Mac. I'm using TextEdit to edit the pdb files.
> I was having similar problems late last week with a different file and
> my computer-scientist husband looked at two files, on that worked and
> one that didn't (both looked identical on visual inspection) and
> applied a file comparison program. He found that the line return
> character was different. I resolved that problem by pasting the
> "important" information from the one that didn't work in to the older
> file that did keeping the beginning and end of the lines the same.
> I've tried that for this and can't get it to work.
> Has anyone else ever had this problem? If so, how did you deal with
> it? Why would it load only one of two atoms and give no error message?
> The leap log says "terminal/last, was not found in name map. total
> atoms in file: 1."
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Kara Di Giorgio
> University of the Pacific
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