[gmx-users] adding ions in the genion for multimeric proteins
rajatdesikan at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 06:25:17 CEST 2014
Use genion -neutral and let gromacs do that hard work.
On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 9:03 AM, Ambarnil Ghosh <ambargromacs at gmail.com>
> Dear users,
> My protein is a trimer and I want to run md : on binding of a peptide
> (chain-D) to this trimer (chain-ABC).
> Therefore, I have four chains. So, when I create topol.top file using
> pdb2gmx it automatically divide the topology in four *.itp files:
> so, in time of running "genion" command its required to mention the number
> of ions to neutralize the protein.
> Now, each of the protein monomer contains net charge of 2 (qtot) in chain
> A, B and C. D-peptide have final qtot as 0.
> Now the question is : Where can I get final qtot for whole system? Is it
> like that: I have to just sum up all three (2+2+2) and write "-nn 6" in
> genion command ? Or the final qtot value is written in somewhere else in
> some file, which I missed?
> I am new to multimeric simulation, any kind of help/lead is much
> Thanks much
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Rajat Desikan (Ph.D Scholar)
Prof. K. Ganapathy Ayappa's Lab (no 13),
Dept. of Chemical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
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