Chimera Commands Index

solvate box|oct solvent_model box_size

solvate cap solvent_model center radius

solvate shell solvent_model thickness

The solvate command adds solvent around molecule models using AmberTools. It is the command-line implementation of Solvate. Thanks to Wei Zhang for adding this command.

Deleting any existing solvent and ions and closing other molecule models is recommended before running solvate. Explicit hydrogens must be present for solvent addition; if the molecule model does not include hydrogens, a dialog for running AddH beforehand will appear.

One of the following methods must be specified:

The solvent_model can be any of the following:

See the AmberTools documentation for further details.

See also: addh, delete, minimize, Solvate