Abalone (molecular mechanics)

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This article is about a computer program for molecular dynamics. For other uses, see Abalone (disambiguation).
Developer(s) Agile Molecule
Initial release 2006; 10 years ago (2006)
Stable release
1.9.0 / May 17, 2016; 5 months ago (2016-05-17)
Development status Active
Operating system Windows XP, 7
Platform x86, Nvidia GPU CUDA
Available in English
Type Molecular dynamics, molecular graphics
License Proprietary freeware
Website www.biomolecular-modeling.com/Abalone
Protein model on Abalone
DNA model on Abalone

Abalone is a general purpose molecular dynamics and molecular graphics program for simulations of bio-molecules in a periodic boundary conditions in explicit (flexible SPC water model[1]) or in implicit water models.[2] Mainly designed to simulate the protein folding and DNA-ligand complexes in AMBER force field.

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  1. ^ Toukan K & Rahman A (1985). "Molecular-dynamics study of atomic motions in water". Physical Review B. 31 (5): 2643–2648. Bibcode:1985PhRvB..31.2643T. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.31.2643. 
  2. ^ Still WC, Tempczyk A, Hawley RC, Hendrickson T (1990). "Semianalytical treatment of solvation for molecular mechanics and dynamics". J Am Chem Soc. 112 (16): 6127–6129. doi:10.1021/ja00172a038. 
  3. ^ Y. Sugita & Y. Okamoto (1999). "Replica-exchange molecular dynamics method for protein folding". Chemical Physics Letters. 314: 141–151. Bibcode:1999CPL...314..141S. doi:10.1016/S0009-2614(99)01123-9. 

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