[gmx-users] MARTINI protonated histidine

XAvier Periole x.periole at rug.nl
Mon May 10 16:33:33 CEST 2010

> I am trying to set up a simulation of a protein with the MARTINI  
> force field.
> Two of the histidines in the protein are judged to be protonated and  
> thus charged. This histidine is not described in the MARTINI force  
> field as far as I can tell?
No there is no parameters for charged histidines.
> I thought I could modify my way out of it by simply changing one of  
> the SP1 beads to an SQd bead,
That is probably the best you can do. There are no partitioning data  
for it so
you are on your own there! Be sure not to have overestimated  
> and go with the same bonded interactions as for a regular histidine,
it is reasonable.
> but my problem is that I can find no
> parameters for non-bonded interaction with a charged ring bead.
Well in the file:
there are non-bonded parameters for SQd!
> Does anyone have a solution to my problem?
> Regards
> Lea
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