**From:** HEMANTH H 18310019 (*hemanth.h_at_iitgn.ac.in*)

**Date:** Thu Apr 04 2019 - 23:39:21 CDT

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Sir,

I'm using ABF to calculate the PMF for the adsorption of a Thymine residue.

The sampling works for distances greater than 7 angstroms, and hence the

definition of transition coordinates must be right. The sampling is zero in

the region between 3-6 angstroms.

On Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 5:46 PM Jeff Comer <jeffcomer_at_gmail.com> wrote:

*> Are you using ABF? At what distance from the sheet is the sampling zero?
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*> How big is your molecule? What does the PMF look like?
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*>
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*> My guess is that you have big bulky molecule and it is sterically
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*> restricted from approaching the sheet as closely as you think it should. If
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*> so, this region of the transition coordinate is very high energy and not
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*> relevant.
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*>
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*> Another possibility is that the definition of the transition coordinate
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*> (in terms of atom serial numbers), is not what you think it is.
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*>
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*> Jeff
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*>
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*> On Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 00:23 HEMANTH H 18310019 <hemanth.h_at_iitgn.ac.in>
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*> wrote:
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*>
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*>> Dear all,
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*>>
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*>> I'm trying to calculate the PMF for the absorption of a molecule on a
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*>> graphene sheet. The calculation is run for 100 ns, but the sampling in the
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*>> region near the sheet is zero or very negligible even after running the
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*>> simulation for an extended time ( ~200 ns). I also tried setting the window
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*>> size to the region that was not being sampled, but that also didn't help--000000000000b259a50585c1120f--
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