Re: AMBER: NTX 5 or 7 after equilibration in constant pressure?

From: David A. Case <>
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2003 17:04:18 -0700

On Sat, Aug 16, 2003, Majid moghaddam wrote:

> I am trying to do MD simulation on a peptide in
> water(TIP3P model). I did equilibration first in
> constant volume, then in constant pressure. now to
> start production run NTX must be 5 or 7?

For amber6, you need to set ntx=7 to force it to read the box size from
the input coordinates. This latter step is always done in amber7, so
either ntx=5 or 7 will work; (in amber7 the ntx=7 option is there only for
backwards compatiabilty with earlier scripts...ntx=5 and ntx=7 are actually
the same internally).

...good luck...dac

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