Re: [AMBER] COOH group:extra undesired bond::NO reply :-(

From: case <>
Date: Sat, 3 Apr 2010 10:31:59 -0400

On Fri, Apr 02, 2010, Jio M wrote:
> I had same problem before also, subject being: "COOH group troubling"
> Now I have different molecule, whose N is to be further attached to
> other residues and then minimisation. But the COOH is showing undesired
> bond while doing minimisation. The RESP charges were derived. The bond
> is between C of carbonyl and H of OH. So a sort of triangle being
> formed.

Take a look at the ASH and GLH residues in the Amber libraries (and their
corresponding force field parameters.) These are neutral carboxylic acids,
and have been used a lot in real simulations, without the problems you
mention. See if there are differences between those parameters and yours.

...good luck....dac

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