[gmx-users] NVT, NPT and then pulling?
s.neumann08 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 10:28:29 CEST 2012
Thank you Justin
On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 9:36 PM, Justin A. Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
> On 6/27/12 4:30 PM, Steven Neumann wrote:
>> Dear Gmx Users,
>> I am wondering whether would you advise to run NVT, NPT (position
>> restrained) and before the pulling simulation e.g of the ligand from
>> protein-ligand complex? As I saw in Justin tutorial he equilibrate the
>> system with only NPT ensemble before pulling. Is that really sufficent
>> e.g. for 200 ps?
> There is no catch-all equilibration scheme that works universally. NVT and
> NPT are commonly run in sequence. My systems in the tutorial are quite
> robust and a single NPT phase is sufficient. Please do not assume that this
> is universally true. Your protocol should be based on how stable your
> systems are and how well your desired observables converge, but that much is
> true of every simulation.
> Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
> Research Scientist
> Department of Biochemistry
> Virginia Tech
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