[gmx-users] membrane mimetics

Kay Gottschalk kay.gottschalk at weizmann.ac.il
Sun Aug 1 08:27:25 CEST 2004

I wouldn't use it. Probably no-one would believe your results. I read 
something about a water-argon-water box. Sounds much better to me. I 
think the paper is from one of the gromacs-dudes, if I remember 

On Jul 30, 2004, at 12:10 PM, John Simms wrote:

> Hi All,
> A question, I want to do alot of short simultions of a membrane protein
> (~10-20 ps each) and want to avoid traditional membrane (mimetics) due 
> to
> the long equilibration time. I have read that a mixed solvent of
> water:methanol:chloroform can be used to mimic the membrane. Has 
> anyone else
> had any experience with this, or can offer any advise (an equilbrated
> box+itp file would be nice :-))
> Cheers
> John
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Dr. Kay-E. Gottschalk
Department of Biological Chemistry
Weizmann Institute of Science

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