[gmx-users] Potential issue using acpype to convert amber topology to gromacs
jalemkul at vt.edu
Wed Feb 14 15:43:46 CET 2018
On 2/14/18 9:42 AM, Justin Lemkul wrote:
> On 2/14/18 9:33 AM, Easton J.W. wrote:
>> Thanks Justin,
>> Will this effect the interactions (both bonded and non-bonded) that
>> these atoms have, as their atom types are not in the forcefield itp
> Missing atom types would cause grompp to fail; you'd never get to the
> point where a simulation would be affected.
> You're introducing custom atom types in the topology itself, and
> that's always legal before any [moleculetype] appears. The LJ
> parameters come from the [atomtypes] directive. Masses and charges
> present in that directive aren't used.
Actually, to clarify: *if* masses are present in the [atoms] directive
of a [moleculetype], then the masses found in [atomtypes] are not used.
Strictly speaking, it is not necessary to have explicit masses in
[atoms], though nearly all topologies do.
Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
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