Re: AMBER: water prep file needed

From: David A. Case <>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 13:36:38 -0800

On Thu, Nov 13, 2003, Youyi Peng wrote:

> I want to incoorporate one crystal water molecule in my protein. And
> because the oxygen atom of the water molecule forms a coordination bond
> with Mg ion, I want to modify the atomic charges in the coordination
> system in order to accurately model the electrostatic interactions. So I
> need the prep (or .in) and frcmod files for all involved residues. But I
> couldn't find the prep or .in file for water molecule in any directory
> of AMBER7. Anybody knows where to find it or how to make it? Thanks a
> lot.

Various water models are in amber7/dat/leap/lib/solvents.lib. You could
copy one of these to a new name, then modify the charges.

Or, you could use the "edit" command in LEaP to modify an existing water
model, then save it (use saveOff) to a new name.

...good luck...dac

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