Martini 3.0 before the Summer

The long awaited (beta) release date of the new Martini 3.0 model is finally there: July 1st, 2018.

Less than 1 week to go, and all your Martini worries will be gone !

Review on supramolecular systems

Interested in supramolecular self-assembly ? Check out this review from our group, featuring many Martini-based simulations:

P.W.J.M. Frederix, I. Patmanidis, S.J. Marrink. Molecular simulations of self-assembling bio-inspired supramolecular systems and their connection to experiments. Chem. Soc. Review, in press, 2018. doi:10.1039/C8CS00040A

TOC CSR simple

Martini 3 cocktail release

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 !

Martini webinar

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

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.

Lipidated aminoacids

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 they used for adding the tails.