[gmx-users] Bad calculated Free Energy values
spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Fri Apr 2 19:17:01 CEST 2004
On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 18:18, Ilya Chorny wrote:
> How many lambda values are you using?
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> Suman de Araujo
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> Subject: [gmx-users] Bad calculated Free Energy values
> Hi GMX-ers!!!
> I´m performing some simulations to obtain free energy of
> hydration of some ions (Ca+2, Sr+2 and Ba+2) using
> oplsaa(tip3p for water) force field and the results aren´t so
> good in my opinion. Look at the results below and the
> experimental values (taken from book Burgess, Metal Ions in
> DGh (kJ/mol)
> Ion Calculated Experimental
> Ca+2 -1391 -1591
> Sr+2 -1248 -1442
> Ba+2 -1107 -1317
> Look that the difference between calc. and exp. values are
> something about 200 kJ/mol, then I think this can be something
> I´m not including in the calculations that results in error
> with almost same values in three cases.
You should first check numbers from other computations. Then you should
check which corrections should be made for Cut-off. These are
substantial. Check old papers by Straatsma and by Aqvist.
David van der Spoel, PhD, Assist. Prof., Molecular Biophysics group,
Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University.
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