AMBER Archive (2006)

Subject: Re: AMBER: Which one is the best force field for DNA?

From: David A. Case (
Date: Thu Apr 13 2006 - 16:41:03 CDT

On Thu, Apr 13, 2006, Vlad Cojocaru wrote:
> my understanding of the Amber ffs is that a newer version does retain
> the attributes of an older version (unless proven faulty) so ff99 should
> retain the torsion angle parameters involving the glycosidic torsion
> from ff98.

Tom Cheatham should weigh in here with the correct pointers; but I am pretty
sure that ff99 does not include the changed nucleic acid parameters of ff98.
Be sure to read at least the nucleic acid force field review cited at the top
of the Amber web page.

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