RE: AMBER: Electrostatic Energy Components

From: Ross Walker <>
Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2008 09:21:22 -0800

Hi Balazs,

> Based on this, and on our previous mailing with Junmei, we think that
> they made a mistake in the parameter fitting during the development of
> the GAFF forcefield. He used only the QM profile, and not the 'QM-MM_1'
> profile. Is this mean that the torsional parameters were obtained not in
> the correct way?

This would be bad... Is the exact fitting method he used described in detail
anywhere? It may be in the GAFF paper but I didn't look that closely and
don't have it to hand at the moment.

Perhaps Junmei can comment here.

All the best

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