[gmx-users] calculation of self energy of protein
mukherjee.saumyak50 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 27 08:03:22 CEST 2017
Is there any way to get just the interaction energy between protein and
water? In this case, the energy should not contain the self or inherent
Thanks & regards,
On 27 March 2017 at 11:27, Saumyak Mukherjee <mukherjee.saumyak50 at gmail.com>
> Thank you very much.
> On 27 March 2017 at 02:22, Justin Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
>> On 3/26/17 4:49 PM, Saumyak Mukherjee wrote:
>>> Dear Justin,
>>> Thanks for the reply.
>>> I have tried that already. I stripped out the protein trajectory using
>>> trjconv, created an appropriate .tpr file using tpbconv (I am using
>>> 4.5.6), and recalculated energy using mdrun -rerun.
>>> But does the resulting .edr file include only the inherent energy of the
>>> protein or does it have information of the interaction energies with the
>>> solvent as well? That precisely is the point I am confused about.
>>> I tried this with a protein in water system and also simulated a dry
>>> protein separately to compare. The energies were way to different from
>>> other. Does it mean that the solvent-protein interaction energies are
>> If you have a protein-only trajectory and a protein-only .tpr file,
>> there's no possible way for there to be any sort of protein-solvent
>> interaction energy. The energies of a "wet" and "dry" protein system should
>> be extremely different.
>> Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
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> *Saumyak Mukherjee*
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Prof. Biman Bagchi's Group
Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore - 560012
Mob : 8017292426
Alternative e-mail : saumyakmukherjee at gmail.com
smukherjee at sscu.iisc.ernet.in
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