Critical testing of Martini

Dimerization of Martini amino acids comparable to atomistic force fields

D.H. de Jong, X. Periole, S.J. Marrink. Dimerization of amino acid side chains: lessons from the comparison of different forcefields. JCTC, 8:1003–1014, 2012. abstract

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Membrane protein sequestering

Martini in Naturerissel-domain

G. van den Bogaart, K. Meyenberg, H.J. Risselada, et al., R. Jahn
Membrane protein sequestering by ionic protein–lipid interactions.
Nature, doi:10.1038/nature10545

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CECAM Coarse-graining workshop

There has been another coarse-graining workshop, 17-21 October 2011 in Lausanne, hosted by CECAM. Thanks for all attending!

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Domain induced protein sorting


Publication in Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA

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 (4) 1343-1348, 2011, open access

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MscL gating in liposome


Publication in Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA

M. Louhivuori, H.J. Risselada, E. van der Giessen, S.J. Marrink
Release of content through mechano-sensitive gates in pressurized liposomes.
PNAS, 107 (46) 19856-19860, 2010. open access

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