[gmx-users] How to calculate protein-surface interaction energy
jjamesgreen110 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 15:55:45 CEST 2014
You are right it is the name of molecule type in .top, and thus no error
upon executing grompp, so index group is constructed correctly right???
rvdw=1 nm so should be fine. and for the last part I agree.
On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 2:34 AM, Justin Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
> On 10/18/14 9:30 AM, James Lord wrote:
>> Hi Justin,
>> 1. Make sure your index groups are correctly constructed.
>> Do I need to use make ndx? I thought just adding energygrps=protein
>> at the end of .mdp is enough?
> "Surface" isn't likely a default group (unless that's the name of the
> [moleculetype]) and grompp should have raised a fatal error if the group
> wasn't defined.
> 2. What does 5 nm correspond to? A COM distance? A minimum distance? If
>> the latter, then the LJ-SR energy should likely be zero, but if it's a COM
>> distance, that's not necessarily the case.
>> 5 nm is minimum distance
> OK, in this case, the initial LJ-SR should be zero, provided that rvdw < 5.
> 3. Is your PE model united-atom or all-atom? If the latter, you still
>> partial charges that will contribute to a negative Coul-SR (of course,
>> is something you can check very simply
>> It is all atom
> Then you must have partial charges on the individual atoms and therefore
> Coul-SR will be non-zero.
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