Re: AMBER: Question about quasih analysis

From: David A. Case <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 09:16:13 -0700

On Mon, Jul 28, 2003, Lishan Yao wrote:

> I use quasih program to do the entropy calculation for
> 6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropterin.

> 1, Those low frequencies are kind of too low. what kind of motion can
> have these low frequencies for a small organic molecule. When I use MP2
> to do the frequency analysis, I get totally different results.

Did you use ptraj to remove overall translation and rotation before running

> 2. The number of frequencies given by this program is less than or equal
> to 3N/2 (Is there any reason behind this?).

I don't see where this limit is enforced. What is the error message (or
other behavior) if you ask for more than 3N/2 modes?

> 3. How the moments of inertia are calculated, from the average structure
> or from each structure then take an average?

>From the average structure.

...good luck...dac

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