[gmx-users] Topology for hetroatom (PRODRG)
alokjain at iitk.ac.in
Thu Feb 24 11:53:59 CET 2005
but as david sugged me that i have to include
topology of my linker in rtp file , so now i am not using PRODRG server.
I also find the option for fixing the optimal no
of Hydrogen in PRODRG.
It is DELHYD "atom name" flag above the PDB file.
Thanks again for ur suggesion.
Maik Goette wrote:
> I had similar problems longer time ago.
> PRODRG seems to guess the optimal no of hydrogens.
> But you are able to tell the PRODRG-Server to don't place specific
> How it works is listed in a howto on the servers homepage.
> I preferred ASCII-Input, so I am not sure how to include this option
> into PDB. This may also occur in the "manual".
> Concerning the charges, one has to pay attention, that the charges may
> change significantly, depending on what atom will be attached to the
> linkers nitrogen. This might even influence the AA on the opposite side.
> A possible solvation may be, to change the linker into glycins.
> The other way would be a QM of the linker, I guess.
> Maik Goette, Dipl. Biol.
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> Theoretical & computational biophysics department
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> Alok wrote:
>> hello gmx users,
>> i want to simulate a peptide-linker-peptide system. The
>> system is XXX-NH-CH2-CH2-NH-XXX where X represents the
>> standard amino acids.
>> To simulate this system i want to first generate a topology file for
>> linker section of the system.I did so by using PRODRG server by
>> the linker section as the input..
>> The input coordinate file to the server and the output
>> from the server are as follows:
>> HETATM 14 N 2 2 -0.564 0.106 1.392
>> HETATM 15 C 2 2 0.779 0.380 0.903
>> HETATM 16 C 2 2 1.220 1.824 1.201
>> HETATM 17 N 2 2 2.587 2.069 0.782
>> [ moleculetype ]
>> ; Name nrexcl
>> _2 3
>> [ atoms ]
>> ; nr type resnr resid atom cgnr charge mass
>> 1 NL 1 _2 NAA 1 0.704 14.0067
>> 2 H 1 _2 HAA 1 0.059 1.0080
>> 3 H 1 _2 HAB 1 0.059 1.0080
>> 4 H 1 _2 HAC 1 0.059 1.0080
>> 5 CH2 1 _2 CAB 1 0.119 14.0270
>> 6 CH2 1 _2 CAC 2 0.119 14.0270
>> 7 NL 1 _2 NAD 2 0.704 14.0067
>> 8 H 1 _2 HAE 2 0.059 1.0080
>> 9 H 1 _2 HAF 2 0.059 1.0080
>> 10 H 1 _2 HAD 2 0.059 1.0080
>> The queries to the output are :
>> 1) The linker now has three hydrogens attached to nitrogen whereas
>> the linker with the peptide will have only one hydrogen attached to
>> nitrogen.So can we restrict the number of hydrogens to one or should
>> i now
>> delete two hydrogens from the topology file before using it for my
>> 2) Should I use the same parameters including the charges directly as
>> given in the output in the topology file for my simulation or are there
>> other issues to look into before using this topology file?????
>> 3) These parameters were developed by the server for an isolated linker
>> (N-C-C-N).So can i use the same parameters for the linker when it is
>> to my peptide (XXX-Linker-XXX)????
>> Please shed some light into this issue.
>> Thanking all in advance.
>> Alok Jain
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