[gmx-users] Re: Where is the GROMOS87 force field when using pdb2gmx

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Wed Nov 7 17:19:57 CET 2007

maria goranovic wrote:
> Ummmm. Something wrong with using GROMOS87 ? I thought that was the
> one most commonly used for proteins  ?

Not really, if you look in numbers I'd guess Amber is the most popular. 
The G87 ff is 20 years old, and the Van Gunsteren group has already 
published updates in 1996 and most recently in 2005. There are known 
problems with it and you may indeed have problems defending your choice 
of force field for publications.
> Thanks
> -Maria
> On Nov 7, 2007 4:48 PM, maria goranovic <mariagoranovic at gmail.com> wrote:
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