Re: [AMBER] details of energy values for individual frames in calculations...

From: Jason Swails <>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 15:42:00 -0400

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 3:40 PM, Jason Swails <>wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 3:12 PM, Shashidhar Rao <>wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am attempting to run MMPBSA calculations on a set of protein-ligand
>> complexes obtained from MD trajectories. I have attached the input file
>> that I used for such a computation. As a test, I selected the first five
>> frames with the verbosity level of 2. The command I used looked like
>> this:
>> -O -i mmpbsa_input1 -cp 3LFF_Z83complex_nowat_noCI.prmtop -rp
>> -lp -y
> Add the flag "-eo <file_name.csv>" and it will dump a CSV file
> (comma-separated-values) with exactly the information you want.
> CSV files are read natively by excel and other spreadsheet programs.
> keep_files=2 is unnecessary (default keep_files is 1).

Also, you should be able to use the flag "-rewrite-output" to avoid
re-running simulations. So in the directory with your output files run: -rewrite-output -eo energies.csv


Jason M. Swails
Quantum Theory Project,
University of Florida
Ph.D. Candidate
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Received on Mon Oct 15 2012 - 13:00:06 PDT
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