List of articles from our group, or in collaboration with others, featuring the Martini force field

(for a complete list of publications from our group, check here)

In press

  • J.J. Uusitalo, H.I. Ingólfsson, S.J. Marrink, I. Faustino. MARTINI coarse-grained force field: extension to RNA. Biophys. J., online, 2017.
  • I. Faustino, S.J. Marrink. cgHeliParm: analysis of dsDNA helical parameters for coarse-grained MARTINI molecular dynamics simulations. Bioinformatics, btx444, 2017.
  • P.C. Hsu, B.M.H. Bruininks, D. Jefferies, P.C. Telles de Souza, J. Lee, D.S. Patel, S.J .Marrink, Y. Qi, S. Khalid, W. Im. CHARMM‐GUI Martini Maker for modeling and simulation of complex bacterial membranes with lipopolysaccharides. J. Comput. Chem., online, 2017. DOI:10.1002/jcc.24895


  • F.J. van Eerden, M.N. Melo, P.W.J.M. Frederix, X. Periole, S.J. Marrink. Exchange pathways of plastoquinone and plastoquinol in the photosystem II complex. Nature Commun. 8:15214, 2017. open access
  • B. Liu, C. Åberg, F.J. van Eerden, S.J. Marrink, B. Poolman, A.J. Boersma. Design and properties of genetically encoded probes for sensing macromolecular crowding. Biophys. J.  112:1929–1939, 2017. abstract
  • V. Maingi, J.R. Burns, J.J. Uusitalo, S. Howorka, S.J. Marrink, M.S.P. Sansom. Stability and dynamics of membrane-spanning DNA nanopores. Nature Comm. 8:14784, 2017. open access
  • R. Alessandri, J.J. Uusitalo, A.H. De Vries, R.W.A. Havenith, S.J. Marrink. Bulk heterojunction morphologies with atomistic resolution from coarse-grain solvent evaporation simulations. JACS, 139:3697–3705, 2017. open access
  • M.N. Melo, C. Arnarez, H. Sikkema, N. Kumar, M. Walko, H.J.C. Berendsen, A. Kocer, S.J. Marrink, H.I. Ingólfsson. High-throughput simulations reveal membrane-mediated effects of alcohols on MscL gating. JACS, 139:2664–2671, 2017. open access
  • R.M. Venable, H.I. Ingólfsson, M.G. Lerner, B.S. Perrin, Jr., B.A. Camley, S.J. Marrink, F.L.H. Brown, R.W. Pastor. Lipid and peptide diffusion in bilayers: The Saffman-Delbrück model and periodic boundary conditions. JPCB, 121:3443–3457, 2017. abstract
  • F.J. van Eerden, T. van den Berg, P.W.J.M. Frederix, D.H. de Jong, X. Periole, S.J. Marrink. Molecular dynamics of photosystem II embedded in the thylakoid membrane. JPCB, 121:3237–3249, 2017. open access
  • R.X. Gu, H.I. Ingólfsson, A.H. de Vries, S.J. Marrink, D.P. Tieleman. Ganglioside-lipid and ganglioside-protein interactions revealed by coarse-grained and atomistic molecular dynamics simulations. JPCB, 121:3262–3275, 2017. open access


  • J. Zavadlav, R. Podgornik, M.N. Melo, S.J. Marrink, M. Praprotnik. Adaptive resolution simulation of an atomistic DNA molecule in MARTINI salt solution. Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 225:1595-1607, 2016. abstract
  • J. Zavadlav, S.J. Marrink, M. Praprotnik. Adaptive resolution simulation of supramolecular water: The concurrent making, breaking, and remaking of water bundles. JCTC, 12:4138–4145, 2016. open access
  • C. Arnarez, S.J. Marrink, X. Periole. Molecular mechanism of cardiolipin-mediated assembly of respiratory chain supercomplexes. Chem. Sci., 7:4435-4443, 2016. open access
  • D.H. de Jong, S. Baoukina, H.I. Ingólfsson, S.J. Marrink. Martini straight: boosting performance using a shorter cutoff and GPUs. Comp. Phys. Comm., 199:1-7, 2016. abstract


  • M.N. Melo, H.I. Ingólfsson, S.J. Marrink. Parameters for Martini sterols and hopanoids based on a virtual-site description. JCP, 143: 243152, 2015. abstract
  • Y. Qi, H.I. Ingólfsson, X. Cheng, J. Lee, S.J. Marrink, W. Im. CHARMM-GUI Martini Maker for coarse-grained simulations with the Martini force field. JCTC, 11:4486–4494, 2015. abstract
  • J.J. Uusitalo, H.I. Ingólfsson, P. Akhshi, D.P. Tieleman, S.J. Marrink.Martini coarse-grained force field: extension to DNA. JCTC 11:3932-3945, 2015. open access
  • J. Zavadlav, M.N. Melo, S.J. Marrink, M. Praprotnik. Adaptive resolution simulation of polarizable supramolecular coarse-grained water models. J. Chem. Phys, 142:244118, 2015. abstract
  • D.H. de Jong, N. Liguori, T. van den Berg, C. Arnarez, X. Periole, S.J. Marrink. Atomistic and coarse grain topologies for the cofactors associated with the photosystem II core complex. JPCB, 119:7791–7803, 2015. abstract
  • T.A. Wassenaar, H.I. Ingólfsson, R.A. Böckmann, D.P. Tieleman, S.J. Marrink. Computational lipidomics with insane: a versatile tool for generating custom membranes for molecular simulations. JCTC, 11:2144–2155, 2015. abstract
  • T.A. Wassenaar, K. Pluhackova, A. Moussatova, D. Sengupta, S.J. Marrink, D.P. Tieleman, R.A. Böckmann. High-throughput simulations of dimer and trimer assembly of membrane proteins. The DAFT approach. JCTC, 11:2278–2291, 2015. abstract
  • N. Goga, M.N. Melo, A.J. Rzepiela, A.H. De Vries, A. Hadar, S.J. Marrink, H.J.C. Berendsen. Benchmark of schemes for multiscale molecular dynamics simulations. JCTC, 11:1389–1398, 2015.  open access
  • F.J. van Eerden, D.H. de Jong, A.H de Vries, T.A. Wassenaar, S.J. Marrink. Characterization of thylakoid lipid membranes from cyanobacteria and higher plants by molecular dynamics simulations. BBA Biomembranes, 1848:1319–1330, 2015. abstract
  • C. Arnarez, J.J. Uusitalo, M.F. Masman, H.I. Ingólfsson, D.H. de Jong, M.N. Melo, X. Periole, A.H. De Vries, S.J. Marrink. Dry Martini, a coarse-grained force field for lipid membrane simulations with implicit solvent. JCTC, 11:260–275, 2015. abstract
  • C.A. López, G. Bellesia, A. Redondo, P. Langan, S.P.S. Chundawat, B.E. Dale, S.J. Marrink, S. Gnanakaran. MARTINI coarse-grained model for crystalline cellulose microfibers. JPCB, 119:465–473, 2015. abstract


  • A. Konijnenberg, D. Yilmaz, H.I. Ingólfsson, A. Dimitrova, S.J. Marrink, Z. Li, C. Vénien-­‐Bryan, F. Sobott, A. Koçer. Global structural changes of an ion channel during its gating are followed by ion mobility mass spectrometry. PNAS, 111:17170-17175, 2014. abstract
  • G. Moiset, C.A. López, R. Bartelds, L. Syga, E. Rijpkema, A. Cukkemane, M. Baldus, B. Poolman, S.J. Marrink. Disaccharides impact the lateral organization of lipid membranes. JACS, 136:16167-16175, 2014. open access
  • N. Mukherjee, M.D. Jose, J.P. Birkner, M. Walko, H.I. Ingólfsson, A. Dimitrova, C. Arnarez, S.J. Marrink, A. Koçer. The activation mode of the mechanosensitive ion channel, MscL, by lysophosphatidylcholine differs from tension-induced gating. FASEB J., 28:4292-4302, 2014
  • H.I. Ingólfsson, M.N. Melo, F.J. van Eerden, C. Arnarez, C.A. López, T.A. Wassenaar, X. Periole, A.H. De Vries, D.P. Tieleman, S.J. Marrink. Lipid organization of the plasma membrane. JACS, 136:14554-14559, 2014. open access
  • J. Barnoud, G. Rossi, S.J. Marrink, L. Monticelli. Hydrophobic compounds reshape membrane domains. PLoS Comp. Biol., 10: e1003873, 2014. open access
  • H.I. Ingólfsson, P. Thakur, K.F. Herold, E.A. Hobart, N.B. Ramsey, X. Periole, D.H. de Jong, M. Zwama, D. Yilmaz, K. Hall, T. Maretzky, H.C. Hemmings, C. Blobel, S.J. Marrink, A. Kocer, J.T. Sack, O.S. Andersen. Phytochemicals perturb membranes and promiscuously alter protein function. ACS Chem. Biol., 9:1788–1798, 2014. abstract
  • J. Zavadlav, M.N. Melo, A.V. Cunha, A.H. De Vries, S.J. Marrink, M. Praprotnik. Adaptive resolution simulation of MARTINI solvents. JCTC, 10:2591–2598, 2014. open access
  • F. Campelo, C. Arnarez, S.J. Marrink, M.M. Kozlov. Helfrich model of membrane bending: from Gibbs theory of liquid interfaces to membranes as thick anisotropic elastic layers. Adv. Colloid Interf. Sci., 208:25-33, 2014. abstract
  • H.I. Ingólfsson, C.A. Lopez, J.J. Uusitalo, D.H. de Jong, S. Gopal, X. Periole, S.J. Marrink. The power of coarse-graining in biomolecular simulations. WIREs Comput. Mol. Sci., 4:225–248, 2014. open access
  • M. Pannuzzo, D.H. de Jong, A. Raudino, S.J. Marrink. Simulation of polyethylene glycol and calcium-mediated membrane fusion. J. Chem. Phys., 140:124905, 2014. abstract
  • T.A. Wassenaar, K. Pluhackova, R.A. Böckmann, S.J. Marrink, D.P. Tieleman. Going backward:A flexible geometric approach to reverse transformation from coarse grained to atomistic models. JCTC, 10:676-690, 2014. abstract
  • J. Zavadlav, M.N. Melo, S.J. Marrink, M. Praprotnik. Adaptive resolution simulation of an atomistic protein in MARTINI water. J. Chem. Phys., 140:054114, 2014. open access


  • M. Baaden, S.J. Marrink. Coarse-grain modelling of protein–protein interactions. Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol., 23:878-886, 2013. open access
  • Y.G. Smirnova, S. Aeffner, H.J. Risselada, T. Salditt, S.J. Marrink, R. Lipowsky, M. Mueller, V. Knecht. Interbilayer repulsion forces between tension-free lipid bilayers from simulation. Soft Matter, 9:10705-10718, 2013 . abstract
  • M. Bulacu, N. Goga, W. Zhao, G. Rossi, L. Monticelli, X. Periole, D.P. Tieleman, S.J. Marrink. Improved angle potentials for coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations. JCTC, 9:3282–3292, 2013. abstract
  • C. Gobbo, I. Beurroies, D. de Ridder, R. Eelkema, S.J. Marrink, S. De Feyter, J.H. van Esch, A.H. de Vries. MARTINI model for physisorption of organic molecules on graphite. J. Phys. Chem. C, 117:15623–15631, 2013. abstract
  • S.J. Marrink, D.P. Tieleman. Perspective on the Martini model. Chem. Soc. Rev., 42:6801-6822, 2013. open access
  • A. Raudino, S.J. Marrink, M. Pannuzzo. Anomalous viscosity effect in the early stages of the ion-assisted adhesion/fusion event between lipid bilayers: A theoretical and computational study. J. Chem. Phys., 138:234901, 2013. abstract
  • C.A. Lopez, A.H. de Vries, S.J. Marrink. Computational microscopy of cyclodextrin mediated cholesterol extraction from lipid model membranes. Sci. Rep., 3:2071, 2013. open access
  • T.A. Wassenaar, H.I. Ingólfsson, M. Prieß, S.J. Marrink, L.V. Schäfer. Mixing Martini: electrostatic coupling in hybrid atomistic – coarse-grained biomolecular simulations. J. Phys. Chem. B, 117:3516–3530, 2013. open access
  • C.A. Lopez, Z. Sovova, F.J. van Eerden, A.H. de Vries, S.J. Marrink. Martini force field parameters for glycolipids. JCTC, 9:1694–1708, 2013. abstract
  • C. Arnarez, J.P. Mazat, J. Elezgaray, S.J. Marrink, X. Periole. Evidence for cardiolipin binding sites on the membrane-exposed surface of the cytochrome bc1. JACS, 135:3112–3120, 2013. open access
  • C. Arnarez, S.J. Marrink, X. Periole. Identification of cardiolipin binding sites on cytochrome c oxidase at the entrance of proton channels. Sci. Rep., 3:1263, 2013. open access
  • M. Hu, D.H. de Jong, S.J. Marrink, M. Deserno. Gaussian curvature elasticity determined from global shape transformations and local stress distributions: A comparative study using the MARTINI model. Farad. Discuss., 161:365-382, 2013. abstract
  • D.H. de Jong, C.A. Lopez, S.J. Marrink. Molecular view on protein sorting into liquid-ordered membrane domains mediated by gangliosides and lipid anchors. Farad. Discuss., 161:347-363, 2013. abstract
  • D.H. de Jong, G. Singh, W.F.D. Bennett, C. Arnarez, T.A. Wassenaar, L.V. Schäfer, X. Periole, D.P. Tieleman, S.J. Marrink. Improved parameters for the Martini coarse-grained protein force field, JCTC, 9:687–697, 2013. open access
  • X. Periole, S.J. Marrink. The Martini coarse-grained force field. In "Methods in molecular biology", Vol 924,  L. Monticelli & E. Salonen Eds., Springer, 2013, pp 533-565. abstract, reprint



  • E. Deplazes, M. Louhivuori, D. Jayatilaka, S.J. Marrink, B. Corry. Structural investigation of MscL gating using experimental data and coarse grained MD simulations. PLoS Comp. Biol. 8:e1002683, 2012. open access
  • X. Periole, A.M. Knepp, T.P. Sakmar, S.J. Marrink, T. Huber. Structural determinants of the supra-molecular organization of G protein-coupled receptors in bilayers. JACS, 134:10959–10965, 2012. abstract
  • H.J. Risselada, G. Marelli, M. Fuhrmans, Y.G. Smirnova, H. Grubmüller, S.J. Marrink, M. Muller. Line-tension controlled mechanism for influenza fusion. PLoS ONE 7:e38302, 2012. open access
  • S. Baoukina, S.J. Marrink, D.P. Tieleman. Molecular structure of membrane tethers. Biophys. J., 102:1866-1871, 2012. open access
  • D.H. de Jong, X. Periole, S.J. Marrink. Dimerization of amino acid side chains: lessons from the comparison of different force fields. JCTC, 8:1003–1014, 2012. abstract
  • M. Fuhrmans, S.J. Marrink. Molecular view of the role of fusion peptides in promoting positive membrane curvature. JACS, 134:1543–1552, 2012. abstract
  • J. Domanski, S.J. Marrink, L.V. Schaefer. Transmembrane helices can induce domain formation in crowded model biomembranes. BBA Biomembr., 1818:984-994, 2012. abstract
  • M. Bulacu, X. Periole, S.J. Marrink. In-silico design of robust bolalipid membranes, Biomacromol., 13:196–205, 2012. abstract



  • M. Velinova, D. Sengupta, A. Tadjer, S.J. Marrink. Sphere-to-rod transitions of nonionic surfactant micelles in aqueous solution modeled by molecular dynamics simulations, Langmuir, 27:14071–14077, 2011. abstract
  • J. Sørensen, X. Periole, K.K. Skeby, S.J. Marrink, B. Schiøtt. Protofibrillar assembly toward the formation of amyloid fibrils, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2:2385–2390, 2011. abstract
  • A.J. Markvoort, S.J. Marrink. Lipid acrobatics in the membrane fusion arena, Curr. Top. Membr., 68:259−294, 2011. abstract, reprint
  • T. Murtola, T.A. Vuorela, M.T. Hyvonen, S.J. Marrink, M. Karttunen, I. Vattulainen. Low density lipoprotein: Structure, dynamics, and interactions of ApoB-100 with lipids. Soft Matter, 7:8135-8141, 2011. abstract
  • M. Klacsová,  M. Bulacu, N. Kučerka, D. Uhríková, J. Teixeirad, S.J. Marrink, P. Balgavý. The effect of aliphatic alcohols on fluid bilayers in unilamellar DOPC vesicles – a small-angle neutron scattering and molecular dynamics study. BBA Biomembr., 808:2136-2146, 2011. abstract
  • A.J. Rzepiela, M. Louhivuori, C. Peter, S.J. Marrink. Hybrid simulations: combining atomistic and coarse-grained force fields using virtual sites. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 13:10437-10448, 2011. abstract
  • H.J. Risselada, S.J. Marrink, M. Muller. Curvature-dependent elastic properties of liquid-ordered domains result in inverted domain sorting on uniaxially compressed vesicles. Phys. Rev. Lett., 106:148102, 2011. abstract
  • O.H.S. Ollila, M. Louhivuori, S.J. Marrink, I. Vattulainen. Protein shape change has a major effect on the gating energy of a mechanosensitive channel. Biophys. J., 100:1651-1659, 2011. abstract
  • L.V. Schafer, D.H. de Jong, A. Holt, A.J. Rzepiela, A.H. de Vries, B. Poolman, J.A. Killian, S.J. Marrink. Lipid packing drives the segregation of transmembrane helices into disordered lipid domains in model biomembranes. PNAS, 108:1343-1348, 2011. open access



  • M. Louhivuori, H.J. Risselada, E. van der Giessen, S.J. Marrink. Release of content through mechano-sensitive gates in pressurized liposomes. PNAS, 107:19856-19860, 2010.  open access
  • A.A. Polyansky, R. Ramaswarny, P.E. Volynsky, I.F. Sbalzarini, S.J. Marrink, R.G. Efremov. Antimicrobial peptides induce growth of phosphatidylglycerol domains in a model bacterial membrane. J. Phys. Chem. Letters, 1:3108–3111, 2010. abstract
  • L.V. Schäfer, S.J. Marrink. Partitioning of lipids at domain boundaries in model membranes. Biophys. J., 99:L91-L93, 2010. open access
  • T.A. Vuorela, A. Catte, P.S. Niemela, A. Hall, M.T. Hyvonen, S.J. Marrink, M. Karttunen, I. Vattulainen. Role of lipids in spheroidal high density lipoproteins. PLoS Comp. Biol., 6:e1000964, 2010. open access
  • D. Sengupta, S.J. Marrink. Lipid mediated Interactions tune the association of Glycophorin A helix and its disruptive mutants in membranes. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 12:12987-12996, 2010. abstract
  • N. Kucerka, D. Marquardt, T.A. Harroun, M.P. Nieh, S.R. Wassall, D.H. de Jong, L.V. Schäfer, S.J. Marrink, J. Katsaras. Cholesterol in bilayers with PUFA chains: Doping with DMPC or POPC results in sterol reorientation and membrane-domain formation. Biochemistry, 49:7485-7493, 2010.abstract
  • S. Ramadurai, A. Holt, L.V. Schäfer, V.V. Krasnikov, D.T.S. Rijkers, S.J. Marrink, J.A. Killian, B. Poolman. Influence of hydrophobic mismatch and amino acid composition on the lateral diffusion of transmembrane peptides. Biophys. J.,99:1447-1454, 2010. abstract
  • J.A. Lycklama a Nijeholt, M. Bulacu, S.J. Marrink, A.J.M. Driessen. Immobilization of the plug domain inside the SecY channel allows unrestricted protein translocation. J. Biol. Chem., 285:23747-23754, 2010. abstract
  • Y.G. Smirnova, S.J. Marrink, R. Lipowsky, V. Knecht. Solvent-exposed tails as prestalk transition states for membrane fusion at low hydration. JACS, 132:6710-6718, 2010. abstract
  • S.O. Yesylevskyy, L.V. Schäfer, D. Sengupta, S.J. Marrink. Polarizable water model for the coarse-grained Martini force field. PLoS Comp. Biol, 6:e1000810, 2010. open access
  • A.J. Rzepiela, L.V. Schäfer, N. Goga, H.J. Risselada, A.H. de Vries, S.J. Marrink. Reconstruction of atomistic details from coarse grained structures. J. Comp. Chem., 31:1333-1343, 2010. abstract
  • S.J. Marrink, X. Periole, D.P. Tieleman, A.H. de Vries. Comment on using a too large integration time step in molecular dynamics simulations of coarse-grained molecular models. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 12:2254-2256, 2010. abstract
  • M. Fuhrmans, B.P. Sanders, S.J. Marrink, A.H. de Vries. Effects of bundling on the properties of the SPC water model. Theor. Chem. Accounts, 125:335-344, 2010. open access
  • S. Baoukina, S.J. Marrink, D.P. Tieleman. Lateral pressure profiles in lipid monolayers. Farad. Discuss., 144:393-409, 2010. abstract
  • T. Apajalahti, P. Niemela, P.N. Govindan, M. Miettinen, E. Salonen, S.J. Marrink, I. Vattulainen. Concerted diffusion of lipids in raft-like membranes. Farad. Discuss., 144:411-430, 2010. abstract
  • A. Rzepiela, D. Sengupta, N. Goga, S.J. Marrink. Membrane poration by antimicrobial peptides combining atomistic and coarse grained descriptions. Farad. Discuss., 144:431-443, 2010. abstract



  • M.J. Hinner, S.J. Marrink, A.H. de Vries. Location, tilt, and binding: a molecular dynamics study of voltage sensitve dyes in biomembranes. J. Phys. Chem. B, 113:15807-15819, 2009. abstract
  • C.A. Lopez, A. Rzepiela, A.H. de Vries, L. Dijkhuizen, P.H. Huenenberger, S.J. Marrink. The Martini coarse grained force field: extension to carbohydrates. J. Chem. Th. Comp., 5:3195-3210, 2009. abstract
  • D. Sengupta, A. Rampioni, S.J. Marrink. Simulations of the C-subunit of ATP-synthase reveal helix rearrangements. Mol. Membr. Biol., 26:422-434, 2009. abstract
  • H.J. Risselada, S.J. Marrink. The freezing process of small lipid vesicles at molecular resolution. Soft Matter, 5:4531-4541, 2009. abstract
  • H. Lee, A.H. de Vries, S.J. Marrink, R.W. Pastor. A coarse-grained model for polyethylene oxide: conformation and hydrodynamics. J. Phys. Chem. B, 113:13186-13194, 2009. abstract
  • X. Periole, M. Cavalli, S.J. Marrink, M. Ceruso. Combining an elastic network with a coarse-grained molecular force field: structure, dynamics and intermolecular recognition. J. Chem. Th. Comp., 5:2531-2543, 2009. abstract
  • W.F.D. Bennett, J.L. MacCallum, M.J. Hinner, S.J. Marrink, D.P. Tieleman. A molecular view of cholesterol flip-flop and chemical potential in different membrane environments. JACS, 131:12714-12720, 2009. abstract
  • N. Kucerka, J. Gallova, D. Uhrikova, P. Balgavy, M. Bulacu, S.J. Marrink, J. Katsaras. Areas of monounsaturated diacylphosphatidylcholines. Biophys. J., 97:1926-1932, 2009. abstract
  • M. Fuhrmans, V. Knecht, S.J. Marrink. A single bicontinuous cubic phase induced by fusion peptides. JACS, 131:9166-9167, 2009. abstract
  • R.P.A. Berntsson, M.K. Doeven, F. Fusetti, R.H. Duurkens, D. Sengupta, S.J. Marrink, A.M.W.H. Thunnissen, B. Poolman, D.J. Slotboom. The structural basis for peptide selection by the transport receptor OppA. EMBO J., 28:1332-1340, 2009. open access
  • H.J. Risselada, S.J. Marrink. Curvature effects on lipid packing and dynamics in liposomes revealed by coarse grained molecular dynamics simulations. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 11:2056-2067, 2009. abstract
  • O.H.S. Ollila, H.J. Risselada, M. Louhivuori, E. Lindahl, I. Vattulainen, S.J. Marrink. 3D Pressure distribution in lipid membranes and membrane-protein complexes. Phys. Rev. Lett., 102:078101, 2009. abstract



  • H.J. Risselada, S.J. Marrink.The molecular face of lipid rafts in model membranes. PNAS, 105:17367-17372, access
  • S. Baoukina, L. Monticelli, H.J. Risselada, S.J. Marrink, D.P. Tieleman. The molecular mechanism of lipid monolayer collapse. PNAS, 105:10803-10808, access
  • H.J. Risselada, A.E. Mark, S.J. Marrink. The application of mean field boundary potentials in simulations of lipid vesicles. JPC-B, 112:7438-7447, 2008. abstract
  • W. Treptow, S.J. Marrink, M. Tarek. Gating motions in voltage-gated potassium channels revealed by coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations. JPC-B, 112:3277-3282, 2008. abstract
  • S.J. Marrink, A.H. de Vries, T.A. Harroun, J. Katsaras, S.R. Wassall. Cholesterol shows preference for the interior of polyunsaturated lipid membranes. JACS, 130:10-11, 2008. abstract
  • A. Catte, J.C. Patterson, D. Bashtovyy, M.K. Jones, F. Gu, L. Li, A. Rampioni, D. Sengupta, T. Vuorela, P. Niemela, M. Karttunen, S.J. Marrink, I. Vattulainen, J.P. Segrest. Structure of spheroidal HDL particles revealed by combined atomistic and coarse grained simulations. Biophys. J., 94:2306-2319, 2008. abstract
  • S.J. Marrink, M. Fuhrmans, H.J. Risselada, X. Periole. The MARTINI force field. In "Coarse graining of condensed phase and biomolecular systems", G. Voth ed., CRC press, Chapter 2, 2008.pdf reprint
  • L. Monticelli, S.K. Kandasamy, X. Periole, R.G. Larson, D.P. Tieleman, S.J. Marrink.The MARTINI coarse grained forcefield: extension to proteins. JCTC, 4:819-834, 2008. abstract
  • S. Yefimov, E. van der Giessen, P.R. Onck, S.J. Marrink. Mechanosensitive membrane channels in action. Biophys. J., 94:2994-3002, 2008. abstract



  • S. Baoukina, L. Monticelli, S.J. Marrink, D.P. Tieleman. The pressure-area isotherm of a lipid monolayer from molecular dynamics simulations. Langmuir, 23:12617-12623, 2007. abstract
  • X. Periole, T. Huber, S.J. Marrink, T. P. Sakmar. G protein-coupled receptors self-assemble in dynamics simulations of model bilayers. JACS, 129:10126-10132, 2007. abstract
  • R. Baron, D. Trzesniak, A.H. de Vries, A. Elsener, S.J. Marrink, W.F. van Gunsteren. Comparison of Thermodynamic Properties of Coarse-Grained and Atomic-Level Simulation Models. Chem. Phys. Chem., 8:452-461, 2007. abstract
  • S.J. Marrink, H.J. Risselada, S. Yefimov, D.P. Tieleman, A.H. de Vries. The MARTINI forcefield: coarse grained model for biomolecular simulations. JPC-B, 111:7812-7824, 2007. abstract



  • R. Baron, A.H. de Vries, P.H. Huenenberger, W.F. van Gunsteren. Comparison of atomic-level and coarse-grained models for liquid hydrocarbons from molecular dynamics configurational entropy estimates. J. Phys. Chem. B 110:8464-8473, 2006. abstract



  • S.J. Marrink, J. Risselada, A.E. Mark. Simulation of gel phase formation and melting in lipid bilayers using a coarse grained model. Chem. Phys. Lip., 135:223-244, 2005. abstract



  • S.J. Marrink, A.E. Mark. Molecular view of hexagonal phase formation in phospholipid membranes. Biophys. J., 87:3894-3900, 2004. abstract
  • S.J. Marrink. Molecular dynamics simulation of cholesterol nucleation in mixed micelles modelling human bile. Proceedings of Falk Symposium 139, G. Adler etal Eds, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, chapter 13, 98-105, 2004. pdf reprint
  • R. Faller, S.J. Marrink. Simulation of domain formation in DLPC-DSPC mixed bilayers. Langmuir, 20:7686-7693, 2004. abstract
  • S.J. Marrink, A.H. de Vries, A.E. Mark. Coarse grained model for semi-quantitative lipid simulations. JPC-B, 108:750-760, 2004. abstract



  • S.J. Marrink, A.E. Mark. Molecular dynamics simulation of the formation, structure, and dynamics of small phospholipid vesicles. JACS, 125:15233-15242, 2003. abstract
  • S.J. Marrink, A.E. Mark. The mechanism of vesicle fusion as revealed by molecular dynamics simulations. JACS, 125:11144-11145, 2003. abstract