[gmx-users] Pull code grompp error
jalemkul at vt.edu
Sun Mar 26 16:15:42 CEST 2017
On 3/24/17 11:18 AM, Souparno Adhikary wrote:
> Hi Kausar,
> I tried it with an index file. It seemed to run fine but did not produce
> any "pull" i.e. shifting away of the DNA molecule from the protein. I used
> a harmonic potential. And also, why do I need to specify the index file
> when, according to the error itself, it can be run without making an index
> file, just putting the name of the molecules?
GROMACS has certain default groups that include anything specified as a
[moleculetype] name. Anything else has to be formed as an index group.
> On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 1:03 PM, Tasneem Kausar <tasneemkausar12 at gmail.com>
>> Define you pull group in index file as the error message says.
>> On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:18 PM, Souparno Adhikary <souparnoa91 at gmail.com
>>> Below is my .mdp code for pulling as found in the tutorial by Justin
>>> Lemkul. I made the required changes to match my version syntax.
>>> pull = umbrella
>>> pull_ngroups = 2
>>> pull_group0 = Protein_chain_A
>>> pull_group1 = DNA_chain_B
>>> pull_group2 = DNA_chain_C
>>> pull_geometry = distance ; simple distance increase
>>> pull_dim = Y N N
>>> pull_rate1 = 0.01 ; 0.01 nm per ps = 10 nm per ns
>>> pull_rate2 = 0.01
>>> pull_k1 = 1000 ; kJ mol^-1 nm^-2
>>> pull_k2 = 1000
>>> pull_start = yes ; define initial COM distance > 0
>>> When I tried to grompp using this code, it generates an error:
>>> Fatal error:
>>> Group topol_Protein_chain_A referenced in the .mdp file was not found in
>>> the index file.
>>> Group names must match either [moleculetype] names or custom index group
>>> names, in which case you must supply an index file to the '-n' option
>>> of grompp.
>>> I searched for the solutions in the Gromacs forum and found it might be
>>> to name mismatch. But, in my case, the names are exactly same as
>>> in the *.mdp file. Below is the molecule names from the topol.top file.
>>> [ molecules ]
>>> ; Compound #mols
>>> Protein_chain_A 1
>>> DNA_chain_B 1
>>> DNA_chain_C 1
>>> SOL 33542
>>> NA 125
>>> CL 98
>>> Can you please help to solve the problem? I tried with changing the names
>>> to Protein and DNA (the residue types) and changing the ngroups to 3.
>>> Nothing worked.
>>> Souparno Adhikary
>>> University of Calcutta,
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