New Gromacs 3 project: p6885, and a milestone for FAH-Addict EN

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This project will complete the studies of Yu-Shan Lin on the Abeta amyloid peptide, which is a component of plaques that appear in the brains of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

This project uses the Gromacs 3.1 core (FahCore_78) and simulates the peptide in an explicit water solution. The project is distributed from the server at Each unit contains 12,193 atoms and is worth 69 points. The preferred deadline is 14 days, with the final deadline a week later.

Source: Official Forums

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