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Predicting in silico where a ligand binds within a protein structure or how two proteins bind to each other. Common operations include creating 3D conformers from SMILES, parameterising the ligand, docking itself and scoring.

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Im asking for help for resolving an assertion error while building quickvina2 GPU2.1 on windows 11

Description of the issue Im trying to setup quickvina2 GPU2.1 on my windows laptop. after finishing setting it up correctly, without errors nor warnings, i tried running it in visual studio as ...
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Does the value of RMSD have any impact on my vina results? Are results with RMSD greater than 2 unreliable?

This is part of my result.I saw someone saying that Vina docking results with rmsd greater than 2 are unreliable, but I don’t know how to judge.Help,plz!
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How to calculate pharmacophore features?

I asked this question already in the matter modeling forum (here). But i hope this is a better place because the topic is more biological. I want to use the enzyme ß-Glucuronidase with the pharmit ...
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Prediction of DNA binding motif from sequence/structure of TF/regulator protein?

Do you know if it is actually possible to predict with good accuracy a DNA binding motif from only the sequence/structure of the DNA-binding protein?
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Renumbering atoms in PDB using OpenBabel

I'm trying to add polar hydrogens to protein (PDB ID 3l3l cleaned from water and ligands) and convert it to PDBQT using OpenBabel by: ...
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Errors in AutoDock

I am using Autodock and I'm getting an error in the step where we get the glg file (i.e. Run--> Autogrid) I am not sure what should I do...Please help me if someone knows how to tackle this. Plus ...
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Protein-Protein Simulation using Gromacs

Can we do protein-protein simulation through Gromacs? if yes, can anyone teach me the correct procedure to get this done. Thank you,
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2D diagram of intermolecular interactions in R

I've docked a large inorganic compound (receptor) with an organic molecule that isn't a protein (ligand). I wanted to see the interaction between them in a 2D diagram, but BIOVIA Discovery Studio (DS) ...
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Is there any way to handle CONECT records in AutoDock Vina?

I modelled a macromolecule/receptor using Avogadro and exported it as receptor.pdb. Many entries in this file are CONECT records. If I try to run AutoDock Vina with it, this happens: So, if I prepare ...
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Define and calculate pep_sc and pep_sc_noref in pyrosetta

I can calculate total rosetta energy score of a peptide-protein complex. However, when using flexpepdock module from pyrosetta I didn't find anything direct parameter like pep_sc or pep_sc_noref in ...
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Energy minimization of molecules

I have 3000 molecules which I need for docking but before that I need to perform energy minimization for all the molecules and it is taking a long time because I am doing it one by one. So is there a ...
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What is the correct method of identifying the interacting residues for specific molecular docking?

I'm trying to do a specific molecular docking using Autodock Vina in PyRx. So, one way to do that is to mark all of the interacting residues and make sure the grid box encompasses all of that ...
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Creating maps.fld file of protein for AutoDock GPU

I want to use AutoDock GPU, which accepts protein.maps.fld and ligand.pdbqt files. Since I am performing high throughput virtual screening, shall I just load protein AutoDockTools and create protein....
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How to select the best ligands in a virtual screening matrix

I have the results of a virtual screening experiment using docking simulations with Autodock Vina. The result is a matrix of 7 (proteins) by 28000 (ligands) with the calculated binding energies for ...
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Good molecular docking software?

I'm looking for some good molecular docking software (preferably, one that comes with a Python API). I obviously found Vina and that's been quite helpful but I was wondering if there's anything out ...
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Understanding protein-peptide docking analysis

I want to explore some potential reactive peptides and seems a common step to conduct some form of docking analysis. I have a question about the theory and a practical question. Practical question: An ...
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How to explain disparities in Flavonoid Docking results between Vina and Schrodinger?

I am planning to dock a protein to Selleck Chem's Flavonoid Library. I have designed two workflows using Autodock Vina and Schrodinger as follows: Schrodinger Use their proprietary tools for protein ...
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Running into an error when loading Flexaid on PyMol 3.7

I have attached a screenshot from terminal, which is the result of me attempting to run Flexaid on my Mac. I was wondering if anyone knows why this isn't running? Thanks
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Ligand and protein preparation in Vina docking

I am an undergraduate novice, from CS major, intending to run a virtual-screening run using Autodock Vina. A few questions in this regard: How to choose the best charge model for the ligand? By ...
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Affinity maps and forcefields

I know that before performing docking with AutoDock Vina, we have to compute "vina maps" like below ...
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PDBQT file format

I am trying to understand the source code of the AutoDock Vina, but as I am new to the field of Bioinformatics it is a little hard to understand. It seems like they are using a tree data structure to ...
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Generating intercalation site in DNA for custom sequence

Thank you for your help. Can anybody please tell me how I can generate an intercalation site in DNA at the base pairs I am interested on. I appreciate if you can please guide me to any tutorials or ...
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Basic Docking Work Flow

I'm a computer scientist who is now getting into designing new molecules, with the goal that they dock well to a given target. While I'm used to coding up machine learning algorithms in python, I'm ...
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building complex drug-dna for AMBER software

I will appreciate if you can please clarify some of my doubts about drug-DNA complex. I want to study the drug-DNA simulation using AMBER. I did go through all the tutorials video on youtube but ...
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How to show electrostatic interactions in Pymol on the wanted residue

I have the following Pymol visual, The green molecule is receptor and red/yellow is the ligand. In the ligand I highlighted Lysine (K) residue as yellow. What I want to do is to highlight and draw ...
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Drug-DNA complex simulation using AMBER

I want to carry out the simulation of drug-dna complex by placing the drug molecule at particular site in my DNA sequence (intercalating site). I have PDB files of both drug and DNA sequence. I will ...
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Generating PDB file for custom DNA sequence

I asked this question in biology.stack exchange and was referred to this community. I am going to request migration for this question. https://biology.stackexchange.com/q/105024/67415 I want a PDB ...
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Python script to simultaneously generate multiple pdbqt files for AutoDockTools?

I have a folder of pdb ligand structures that I'd like to test in some docking experiments with a certain protein using AutoDock Vina. I am not familiar with Python so I've always been using the ...
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How to show that one docking is better than another with Pymol visually

I have the following docking results: Dock_1 has better energy score than Dock_2. What I want to do is to show with Pymol that <...
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How to calculate RMSD and binding energy from the already docked ligand-receptor

I have the following PDB file that looks like this. It is downloadable here. This PDB already contains ligand and receptor together. The red molecule is the ligand and the yellow is the receptor. They'...
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Best way to dock subset of protein PDB and definition of a ligand

I have extracted residue 45 to 88 from a PDB file (2YRQ). With that I have a new smaller PDB file. Let's call it 45_88.pdb And I want to dock it to some other full protein. My question is what's the ...
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Programmatically adding hydrogen and remove water to multiple PDB files

I'm trying to dock a ligand to several hundred PDB files (receptors). I thus need to prepare the those PDB files like removing water and adding hydrogen. I can do that manually using Autodock or Pymol....
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How to tell if our ligand-protein docking is good from AutoDock Vina's result

I have perform a ligand-protein docking using Autodock Vina. The result of the docking looks like this: ...
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How to extract docked ligands from .maegz docking results file sorted by glide gscores in Schrodinger Maestro?

My VLS run completed yielding millions of ligands and I would like to extract top-scored 20000 ligands in a separate file. Incorporating the .maegz output in Maestro is not an option as it fills up ...
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rmsd between re-docked complex and co-crystallized complex

I would like to calculate the rmsd between re-docked complex and co-crystallized complex for docking validation. How do I calculate the rmsd using Pymol? I tried the following command ...
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Why Do I Get Different Results Each Time From AutoDock Vina?

I just tried to use Vina for calculating binding affinity. I used the same protein, the same ligand, the same options, but there are different results. Why do I get different results? Is it the limit ...
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Do you know any virtual screening libraries with small, soluble compounds?

I had a quick question on virtual libraries. I'm hoping to perform a virtual screen using a library that contains very small, soluble compounds - think glycerol and smaller (<100MW). As far as I ...
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Building small molecules de novo

Can anyone recommend a protocol for building the 3D structure of a small molecule de novo, given only a 2D rendering? So far my idea has been to build the molecule using the fragment builder in PyMol, ...
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How to choose docking score cutoff?

I made a virtual screening of a large database (~5M) and want to filter ligand structures for further more accurate screening (from Schrodinger HTVS to SP resolution). My next step is to define a ...
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predict the IC50 after using Schrodinger suite Glide tool for docking [closed]

How to predict the half-maximal inhibitory concentration (IC50) of my ligands. I'm currently using Schrodinger suite software and I don't know how to predict the IC50?
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Issues with AutoDock Vina

I am trying to use AutoDock Vina to do docking however I am getting this error. I would really appreciate any help as I have not been able to resolve this error despite trying numerous times.
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Do I need to fill in missing side chains and loops before protein-ligand docking for VLS?

I am going to screen a set of small molecules against a CYP450 2C9 protein target. The structure I am using exactly is 5A5I. Do I need to fill in missing side chains and loops before performing VLS? I ...
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Generating 3D coordinates error

I have been trying to convert a multi entry sdf file to pdb using openbabel. Everytime I check the Generate 3D coordinates box I end up with .ENT files instead of .PDB files. What am I doing wrong. ...
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Error pasing the following line in pdb

I converted an .sdf file containing around 50,000 anti-viral agents to individual .pdb files using OpenBabel. However, when I tried opening the .pdb files with Autodock I kept getting the error below. ...
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Do I need to remove water molecules before protein-ligand docking?

I am going to screen small molecules against a protein target. Do I need to remove all the solvent molecules before performing VLS?
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.SDF file to .PDB file

I am currently working on identifying effective antiviral compounds against the corona virus. I have downloaded the Covid-19 AntiViral Candidate Compounds Dataset from the www.cas.org webpage, the ...
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What is the perferred method of optimization or energy minimization of small molecules downloaded from PubChem?

I will be docking a small library of molecules that I have downloaded from PubChem using AutoDock. I thought why not minimize their energy before docking using ChemDraw. I am thinking; what is the ...
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Generate ligands candidates based on protein shape

Recent approaches to novel drug design using machine learning (ML) and deep learning, often involve generating hundreds of potential ligands which are later tested by docking with a target protein and ...
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Visualizing protein-ligand interactions with LIGPLOT or any other suitable software?

I have used DOCK software to dock 10 ligands into the protein structure. I want to generate a pdb file that contains all 10 binding modes of the ligands together with the protein. So all together in ...
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Extract autodocked protein-ligand connections programatically

I have 2 crystal structures, one for my protein and one for my ligand (I have several protein-ligand pairs). I am using AutoDock Vina to simulate docking, which returns another file of the ligand with ...
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