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Automated Fitting of Transition State Force Fields for Biomolecular Simulations

submitted on 08.11.2020, 21:46 and posted on 10.11.2020, 13:31 by Olaf Wiest, Taylor R. Quinn, Himani Patel, Paul Helquist, Per-Ola Norrby, Kevin J. Koh, Brandon E. Haines
The application of the Quantum Guided Molecular Mechanics (Q2MM) method to transition states of enzymatic reactions to generate a transition state force field (TSFF) with the functional form of AMBER. The differences to fitting of small-molecule TSFFs and the similarities of the approach to transfer learning are discussed. The application to the transition state of the second hydride transfer in HMGCoA Reductase from Pseudomonas mevalonii is discussed.


Determination of structure, dynamics and energetics of enzyme reactions

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Chemistry-Biochemistry-Biology Interface (CBBI) Program at Notre Dame

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