AMBER Archive (2008)Subject: Re: AMBER: Correlation functions from iRED analysis
From: Myunggi Yi (myunggi_at_gmail.com)
Date: Thu Jun 19 2008  08:14:51 CDT
Don't use ired.
iRED uses cross correlation functions.
On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 9:10 AM, Samuel Genheden (a03samge) <
a03samge_at_student.his.se> wrote:
> Helo,
>
> I still get identical correlation functions for all the NH vectors, even
> though I do a RMS fit. And I thought one of the advantages of doing an iRED
> analysis was that I should not do an RMS fit. Isn't that correct?
>
> / Samuel
>
>
>
> Original Message
> From: owneramber_at_scripps.edu on behalf of Myunggi Yi
> Sent: Thu 6/19/2008 2:52 PM
> To: amber_at_scripps.edu
> Subject: Re: AMBER: Correlation functions from iRED analysis
>
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 6:22 AM, Samuel Genheden (a03samge) <
> a03samge_at_student.his.se> wrote:
>
> >
> > Hello, Amber users
> >
> > I'm studying a protein using MD and would like to calculate correlation
> > functions with the iRED method in order to compare order parameters from
> > NMR. My protein is 138 residues long and contains 10 prolines, and
> therefore
> > I have 128 NH vectors. I'm using Amber10. My input file looks like this:
> >
> > trajin ../mdcrd5.gz
> > trajin ../mdcrd6.gz
> > vector v2 :2_at_N ired :2_at_H
> > vector v3 :3_at_N ired :3_at_H
> > ..
> > vector v138 :138_at_N ired :138_at_H
> > matrix ired name matired order 2
> > analyze matrix matired vecs 128 out ired.vec
> > vector v2 :2_at_N corrired :2_at_H order 2 modes ired.vec beg 1 end 128 npair
> 1
> > vector v3 :3_at_N corrired :3_at_H order 2 modes ired.vec beg 1 end 128 npair
> 2
> > ..
> > vector v138 :138_at_N corrired :138_at_H order 2 modes ired.vec beg 1 end 128
> > npair 128
> > analyze timecorr vec1 v2 tstep 10.0 tcorr 10000 out Ired/v2.out
> > analyze timecorr vec1 v3 tstep 10.0 tcorr 10000 out Ired/v3.out
> > ..
> > analyze timecorr vec1 v138 tstep 10.0 tcorr 10000 out Ired/v138.out
> >
> > (I've have also tried to break it up in two ptraj scripts, since the
> manual
> > is a little bit vague if this is neccessary.) The problem is that all the
> > correlation functions calculated, v2.out, v3.out, .. v138.out is the
> same,
> > i.e. all the output files contains the same numbers. What am I doing
> wrong?
> > I can hardly believe that all the correlation functions should be
> identical.
> >
> > And when I'm at writing  what is the best way to obtain the order
> > parameters from the correlation functions?
> >
>
> To get the generalized order parameters, you need to calculate
> autocorrelation functions after "rms fitting".
> Then fit your graph with single or double exponential functions.
> The plateau corresponds to the S^2.
>
> >
> > Best regards, Samuel
> >
>
>
>
> 
> Best wishes,
>
> Myunggi Yi PhD
> ==================================
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> Institute of Molecular Biophysics
> Florida State University
> Tallahassee, FL 32306
>
> Office: (850) 6451334
> http://www.scs.fsu.edu/~myunggi <http://www.scs.fsu.edu/%7Emyunggi>
>
>

Best wishes,
Myunggi Yi PhD
==================================
KLB 419
Institute of Molecular Biophysics
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306
Office: (850) 6451334
http://www.scs.fsu.edu/~myunggi

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