Ruben Martinez Buey
ruben at akilonia.cib.csic.es
Tue Apr 8 16:32:01 CEST 2003
Thanks alot for your reply,
I only want to see global motions of the bacbone or C-alpha , starting from a
2.7 A. resolution structure, so maybe it is impossible to minimize until Fmax < 0.0001?
and maybe it can work with shorter minimizations?
with best regards,
Bert de Groot wrote:
> Ruben Martinez Buey wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am trying to energy minimize my protein+ligand (5000 atoms) for a further NMA. Anyway, if the c, it´s very slow and it never ends on my single processor Silicon workstation... Is there any way to make it faster?
> -this is a known problem in NM calculations. the minimization can take
> more time than the actual calculation and diagonalization of the Hessian
> -you don't HAVE to minimize until Fmax < 0.0001, but the risk is larger
> that you end up with negative eigenvalues (one per saddlepoint instead
> of minimum). Again, this is not necessarily a problem, as long as you
> are aware of this and treat it in the appropriate way.
> Ways to make the minimisation faster:
> -start closer to a minimum, e.g. by doing a short relaxation MD or
> simulated annealing to zero K.
> -use a faster machine.
> Dr. Bert de Groot
> Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
> Theoretical molecular biophysics group
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Rubén Martínez-Buey. PhD student
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