Re: AMBER: question about mmpbsa

From: cailliez <>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2004 19:23:01 +0100

Dear Shawn,

When you set INDI in the input script, you only change the internal
for PB solvation energies calculation with delphi.
But all the other energies are calculated in sander with an internal
dielectric of 1. That is
why ELE and GB energies do not change and they are calculated with an
internal dielectric
value of 1 (if I understood correctly the mm_pbsa scripts).
In order to change these values you have to change the script
to modify the
sander input file created during the MM/GB calculations, introducing the
intdiel variable.
Here is the diffing report between the initial script and the one that I
changed to introduce an
internal dielectric of 2 :
< print OUT " idecomp= ${idecomp}, intdiel = 2,\n";
 >     print OUT "  idecomp= ${idecomp},\n";
Good luck,
Fabien Cailliez				Tel : 01 58 41 51 63				
Laboratoire de Biochimie Théorique	e-mail :
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