[gmx-users] Replica Exchange for surface tension
gozdeeergin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 20:59:20 CEST 2017
I use Charmm36 force field. Do you mean the force field parameter between cocobetaine and SDS? Because for pure surfactant I am able to estimate the correct surface tension. Which means force field parameter of SDS-water and cocobetaine-water is fine.
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> On 28 Mar 2017, at 7:21 PM, Justin Lemkul <jalemkul at vt.edu> wrote:
>> On 3/28/17 12:43 PM, gozde ergin wrote:
>> I have a mixed system of SDS and cocobetaine on water surface.
>> I estimated the surface tension of SDS on water surface and cocabetaine on surface tension separately and correctly (comparing with experimental results).
>> However I could not estimate the correct surface tension for SDS-cocobetaine mix in even 150 ns simulation.
>> Do you think replica exchange simulation would help me to estimate the correct surface tension of mixed system?
>> Do you have any idea why I failed in estimating the mixed system surface tension?
> If a physical model fails to produce known physical properties, the problem is often the model itself. I'd suspect the force field parameters first. What is the source of your parameters?
> Replica exchange helps you get over large barriers to improve sampling, but I doubt that's useful here in a mixture of small molecules.
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