[gmx-users] CHARMM27 hates my DMPC
jalemkul at vt.edu
Tue Apr 4 15:40:41 CEST 2017
On 4/4/17 9:39 AM, Vytautas Rakeviius wrote:
> Thanks, I reused DMPC layers from CHARMM-GUI after some editing.
> I was able to pin-down issue here, test file:
> I can do: <http://www.mediafire.com/file/usuv55c3j505ec2/test.pdb>
> gmx pdb2gmx -f test.pdb -o test.gro -water spce
> Without error. But if I do: <http://www.mediafire.com/file/usuv55c3j505ec2/test.pdb>
> gmx pdb2gmx -f test.pdb -o test.gro -water spce -ignh
> I get error about hydrogen which I try to ignore. Very strange for me. -ignh
> option is not possible with CHARMM ff?
Sure it is, but only when applied properly.
-ignh tells pdb2gmx to ignore H atoms and try to rebuild them. If you haven't
constructed a suitable .hdb entry for your residue, you're just going to cause
errors for yourself because now you've ignored atoms, which are considered missing.
> On Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3:59 PM, Justin Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
> On 4/4/17 8:52 AM, Vytautas Rakeviius wrote:
>> I have my system with DMPC bilayers in pdb and try to convert it into GROMACS
> input. Because system is with lipids I think chose CHARMM27 ff. But still I get
> lots of warnings like that:
>> Also I add my DMPC pdb as example. What should I do? Rename all my DMPC
> atoms?Thanks for all suggestions.
> This is the same with any force field; the atom names have to match the force
> field's expectations.
> If you're just trying to build a DMPC bilayer, construct one using CHARMM-GUI.
> It's guaranteed to have CHARMM-compliant nomenclature (and you should be using
> CHARMM36 for lipids, anyway, because the CHARMM27 parameters are not nearly as
> good for lipids).
> Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
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Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Pharmacy
Health Sciences Facility II, Room 629
University of Maryland, Baltimore
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Baltimore, MD 21201
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