Slipids Force Field

for computer simulations of heterogeneous biomembranes


12 October 2020

Slipids-2020 : update of torsion parameters for lipid headgroups.

F.Grote and A.P.Lyubartsev, J.Phys.Chem.B, 124, pp 8784-8793 (2020)

7 December 2016

Update of the Slipids force field for polyunsaturated lipids.

I.Ermilova and A.P.Lyubartsev, J.Phys.Chem.B, 120, pp 12826-12842 (2016)

15 June 2015

3-rd European Joint Theoretical/Experimental Meeting on Membranes. Stockholm, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

6 March 2013

A paper where we use Slipids to study water-membrane partitioning and the effects of polarization with a simplified model is now published in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., see Publications.

5 November 2012

Parameters describing cholesterol, PG/PS and sphingomyelin are now available under Downloads. The paper is now accepted in J. Chem. Theory Comput., see Publications.

10 September 2012

A paper describing an extension of Slipids to include anionic lipids (PG/PS head groups), sphingomyelin and cholesterol has been submitted

14 July 2012

The second paper describing Slipids has been accepted for publication in J. Chem. Theory Comput. (see Publications for more info) and the parameters and more coordinates have been added to the Downloads section.

4 May 2012

The paper An Extension and Further Validation of an All-Atomistic Force Field for Biological Membranes, which include parameters for unsaturated lipids and PE lipids, has been submitted.

We also took the liberty to name the force field presented here Slipids (Stockholm lipids).

8 March 2012

Force field parameters in GROMACS format available as well as coordinates for equilibrated bilayers. See Downloads for more info

21 February 2012

The first paper Derivation and Systematic Validation of a Refined All-Atom Force Field for Phosphatidylcholine Lipids has been accepted in J. Phys. Chem. B. Read more under Publications