[gmx-users] analysing charmm trajectories
parravicini.chiara at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 15:54:41 CET 2015
I removed the cmap tems form the .top file as you suggested and the problem
is now solved.
Thanks a lot for your precious help.
2015-01-14 0:42 GMT+01:00 Justin Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu>:
> On 1/13/15 8:18 AM, Chiara Parravicini wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I'd like to use the gromacs analysis tool to analyse a simulation
>> with charmm.
>> I installed the latest gromacs version (5.0.4), in which both .dcd
>> trajectories and all the files read also by vmd should be readable. After
>> that, the trajectory is correctly processed by gromacs, but I've troubles
>> with the analysis tools that need .tpr files.
>> As suggested in some previous posts, I've generated a fake file .top with
>> vmd, useful to produce a new .tpr suitable for the analysis. I also
>> installed the charmm36 forcefield in the gmx top directory (the same that
>> used in the simulation).
>> When I use grompp to generate a .tpr, I get this error:
>> Fatal error:
>> Unknown cmap torsion between atoms 5 7 9 22 24
>> Among the possible solutions I found the use of this patch, but this was
>> concerning an older vs of gromacs: “0001-Fix-pdb2gmx-merge-cmap.patch”,
>> I skipped it during installation.
>> I do not understand if this error it's a matter of forcefield or it
>> on something else. Does anyone could help me to figure-out the origin of
>> the error and how to fix the problem?
>> Also pdb2gmx is not working because some atoms are not found in the
>> forcefield (such as CAY, used by charmm for methylated methionine).
>> Manipulating the forcefield would fix both the problems? In this case how
>> should I proceed?
>> I'd really appreciate any suggestion!
> So the .top that VMD wrote is probably wrong in some way, but if you're
> just using it to do analysis and not actually run a simulation, I'd say you
> can probably remove the offending CMAP term from the .top and proceed.
> Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
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