Re: AMBER: Implicit solvents

From: David A. Case <>
Date: Wed, 5 May 2004 08:54:56 -0700

On Wed, May 05, 2004, wrote:

> For doing simulation studies with implicit solvent, which is a better
> method; using Gb model or using a distance dependent dielectric?

The GB model, although far from perfect, is generally a much more faithful
representation of solvation effects (assuming the solvent in water) than is
a distance-dependent dielectric model.


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