feenstra at chem.vu.nl
Tue Apr 15 11:03:01 CEST 2003
Bert de Groot wrote:
> Ruben Martinez Buey wrote:
>>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?
> no it should still be possible, but the nearest minimum may
> be far away (especially if you run in vacuo). You can check how
> the structure changes during the EM. In the ideal case the structure
> shouldn't drift too much. If it does, then that's probably a sign
> of a poor starting structure, or a forcefield/vacuum artefact.
>>and maybe it can work with shorter minimizations?
> perhaps. as I wrote before, it may be worth a try.
> IIRC, I got fastest convergence for the EM when I started with steep and
> then switched to cg, or even when doing iterative cycles of steep and cg.
There's even an option for that in the .mdp: nstcgsteep, to do one
'steep' step every so many cg steps.
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