[gmx-users] Topology parameters for ligand
jalemkul at vt.edu
Sun Jan 8 17:51:21 CET 2017
On 1/7/17 10:29 PM, tasneem kausar wrote:
> Thank you for your reply
> In last section of your tutorial you have suggested some changes to made in
> mdp file. That can be used for solvation free energies.
> For free energy calculation of protein drug complex, is it only lambda
> restraint to be defined?
Along with a complex system of [intermolecular_interactions] that preserve the
relative orientation of the ligand. This is a very complex calculation in
practice. See examples on alchemistry.org and in the literature in works by
Roux, Im, Karplus, etc. My tutorial is not very useful for such calculations;
it is extremely basic relative to what is needed to carry out a binding free
energy calculation. I only mentioned it there because so many people asked
about it and I wanted to clear up any confusion.
> On 8 Jan 2017 01:45, "Justin Lemkul" <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
>> On 1/7/17 6:05 AM, tasneem kausar wrote:
>>> Dear all
>>> I am following Justin's tutorial methane in water for free energy
>>> calculation. I am using Gromacs-5.1.4. The charges of methane in topology
>>> are set to zero. So following the same protocol, is it relevant to set the
>>> charges at zero in topology of the drug. I am confused because in tutorial
>>> of Sander (ethanol in water) charges are present in the topology file.
>>> Please tell me the difference in both the tutorials and how can I apply it
>>> to drug that I want to study.
>> The charges in my tutorial are set to zero because the stated goal of that
>> tutorial is to reproduce *only the LJ portion of the hydration free energy*
>> to match a published paper. This creates a very simple, robust system. If
>> you want to calculate a real, meaningful hydration or binding free energy,
>> charge transformation is required.
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Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Pharmacy
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