[gmx-users] pyroglutamate in gromos53a6
tsjerkw at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 18:17:40 CET 2011
That would be a bit of a wild west approach. A better approximation
would be taking the charges from the backbone amide group, as it is
just an amide with on either side aliphatic carbons. Doing it properly
is a bit more involved, as for the G53a6 FF you need to choose
parameters giving the right free enthalpy of solvation.
On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 5:10 PM, Henry Hocking <H.G.Hocking at uu.nl> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Where can I find gromos53a6.ff parameters for pyroglutamate (PCA/ PGLU/ PGA)
> Alternatively, given that I have them in amber99.ff and oplsaa.ff is there a
> way I could adapt these to gromos53a6.ff?
> Can I use, for example, the gromos53a6.ff atom types from glutamine,
> add/remove appropriate bonds / angles / impropers and then take the
> corresponding charge values from my amber99.ff/aminoacid.rtp file. I assume
> that what I've just suggested is the cowboy method and that in reality it is
> not that straightforward, right?
> Kind regards,
> Henry Hocking, PhD
> Utrecht University
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Tsjerk A. Wassenaar, Ph.D.
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