[gmx-users] Determining types for GROMOS96 force field

Justin A. Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Wed Nov 4 16:32:40 CET 2009

Omololu Akin-Ojo wrote:
> Hi,
> With the GROMOS96 force field, how do I know what atom types I need to 
> include in my input
> files [e.g., for Carbon(sp3) interacting with another Carbon(sp2), which 
> of the parameters for Carbon should I use?]. Is there some quickly 
> accessible article/document containing this information?

All atom types are available to you when you #include the appropriate force 
field.  See the .atp file for atom types.  The only other listing of the atom 
types and parameters will be the primary literature for the force field you're 
trying to use.


> Thanks in advance for any information.
> o.
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Justin A. Lemkul
Ph.D. Candidate
ICTAS Doctoral Scholar
Department of Biochemistry
Virginia Tech
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