AMBER: Copyright for PBSA

From: Cenk Andac <>
Date: Sat, 21 May 2005 01:32:00 -0700 (PDT)

To: The creators of AMBER8

Dear Sir/Madam,

I use AMBER8 that possesses a license aggreement with

the School of Pharmacy at Gazi University at Ankara,
I used the PBSA module of AMBER8 to complete my thesis
work. Hence, I would like to cite PBSA in my thesis in
some way. While I was working through the source codes
to see how a finite difference PB solver is
implemented in the PBSA module, I have read the
following copyright notice

Copyright (c) 2003
           Regents of the University of California
All Rights Reserved.
This software provided pursuant to a license
agreement containing restrictions on its
disclosure, duplication, and use. This
software contains confidential and proprietary
information, and may not be extracted or
distributed, in whole or in part, for any purpose
whatsoever, without the express written permission
of the authors. This notice, and the associated
author list, must be attached to all copies, or
extracts, of this software. Any additional
restrictions set forth in the license agreement also
apply to this software

I was wondering if users are allowed to divulge the PB
equations (implemented in the PBSA module) with a
If yes, how could I refer PBSA?
If no, then what would be the most relevant reference
to cite PBSA?
In case a permission is not granted, then I suppose I
'll have to paste the copyright notice above in my

I await your reply.

best regards,

Cenk Andac
Ph.D. Dissertator.

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