[gmx-users] -inf potential with TPIC
jalemkul at vt.edu
Tue Jun 10 23:25:25 CEST 2014
On 6/10/14, 5:01 PM, Rafael I. Silverman y de la Vega wrote:
> wait, I only changed the cofactor to gromacs charmm27.ff format
Pretty amazing that the simulation even ran with that mash-up of parameters :)
I'd say that's the most likely cause of your problems; nonsensical physical
model leads to nonsensical output.
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 1:58 PM, Rafael I. Silverman y de la Vega <
> rsilverm at ucsc.edu> wrote:
>> I suppose something might be wrong with the simulations. I am using
>> gromacs 4.6.5, I am simulating a protein with a cofactor, someone else
>> parametrized it, I changed from charmm to gromacs amber99sb.ff format with
>> a script on the gromacs website. I did a typical em/nvt/npt equilibration
>> followed by a 5 ns production run. I picked 250 frames out of the
>> trajectory, and altered them to the TPIC input format with a script I
>> wrote, to insert the particle half way between two atoms that I chose. I am
>> inserting a water molecule. When I run the actual insertion some of the
>> frames have a reasonable looking mu, and some have -inf mu. I think it may
>> have to do with cavity size, some frames have too small of a cavity, so the
>> interaction energy of the inserted water diverges...
>> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 6:40 PM, Justin Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
>>> On 6/9/14, 6:41 PM, Rafael I. Silverman y de la Vega wrote:
>>>> Hi all, I am having a problem with -inf mu coming out of TPIC
>>>> Anyone have some suggestions on how to avoid this? Tabulated potentials?
>>>> can I modify the source code to reject the absurd values that cause
>>>> this? I
>>>> read a few old discussions on this, I didnt see much on how to handle
>>> I'd be much more concerned that something is going wrong in the
>>> simulations. I have no experience with TPIC, but if you post more detailed
>>> information about what you're doing and which Gromacs version you're using,
>>> you're more likely to get some suggestions.
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