Martini 3 cocktail release
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 April 2018 18:24
With a major new release of the Martini force field (Martini 3.0) imminent, it is also appropriate to perform an update on the inspiration for the force field: the Martini cocktail. We know the Classic Martini, Vodka Martini, Dirty Martini, Perfect Martini, Dry Martini and other, but after an evening of hard work we now have the official Martini 3.0 cocktail too! See here for a detailed decription how to mix it. Enjoy !
- Last Updated: Thursday, 19 April 2018 14:26
Interested to hear about the ins and outs of the Martini model ? Register for the forthcoming Martini webinar, April 18th !
Update: in case you missed it, you can find the recorded webinar on youtube
Doping with Martini
- Last Updated: Saturday, 13 January 2018 14:50
A nice example of how Martini can help you improving your performance, featuring the first Martini 3.0 dope:
Liu, Qiu, Alessandri, et al., Enhancing Molecular n-Type Doping of Donor–Acceptor Copolymers by Tailoring Side Chains. Advanced Materials, 2018, online.
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 29 November 2017 12:47
Adding a lipid to your protein will be a piece of cake from now on.
Yoav Atsmon-Raz, and D. Peter Tieleman. Parameterization of Palmitoylated Cysteine, Farnesylated Cysteine, Geranylgeranylated Cysteine and Myristoylated Glycine for the Martini Force Field J. Phys. Chem. B,16 Nov 2017. article
The adapted martinize.py they used for adding the tails.
Brain plasma membrane
- Last Updated: Monday, 12 February 2018 10:12
Lipid organization and dynamics of biologically complex plasma membranes; comparison of on idealized brain to an average membrane mixture.
H.I. Ingólfsson, T.S. Carpenter, H. Bhatia, P.T. Bremer, S.J. Marrink, F.C. Lightstone. Computational Lipidomics of the Neuronal Plasma Membrane. Biophys. J. 113:2271–2280, 2017. open access
For simulation files and parameters, see bbs.llnl.gov/neuronal-membrane-data.html