Garlic Tutorial

Lesson 11 - Creating Small Structure

In this lesson you will learn how to create a short alpha helix. The structure created using the method described here may be saved as any other structure.

Before starting with this lesson, read something about the command CREATE .

Step 1 - start garlic (if not started already):


Step 2 - prepare a short sequence (polyalanine, eight residues):

seq = ala ala ala ala ala ala ala ala

Step 3 - initialize the secondary structure (let's play with an alpha helix):

str = hhhh hhhh

Step 4 - create a short alpha helix:


Step 5 - save your structure:

save test.pdb

Step 6 - discard the structure:

dis all

That's all!