Computational approaches for the prediction of pKa values by George C. Shields

By George C. Shields

"The ebook describes how you can calculate the acidities and basicities of chemical compounds (pKa is the dissociation constant). Many medicines, commercial chemical compounds, biochemicals and pollution dissociate to shape new species less than various stipulations. the character of the species current has a profound impact on how the species act, and it's important with a purpose to estimate which species might be current below different Read more...

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Along with deciding whether to use implicit or implicit-explicit solvent models, a specific level of theory and basis set must be used for the calculation of the change in Gibbs free energy of solvation. Similar to the gas phase Gibbs free energy, there are a variety of methods and it can be difficult to determine what combination is the most accurate. The change in Gibbs free energy of solvation calculation for the reaction is the largest source of error in pKa calculations. To determine the most accurate method we must look at both the type of solvation model used, implicit, explicit, or cluster-continuum method, and the specific level of theory.

CCSD(T) single-point energy calculations, extrapolated to the complete basis set limit, on MP2 or MP4 geometries with decent sized basis sets are accurate within a half kcal/mol or better. DFT methods should Absolute pK a Calculations 25 be benchmarked against appropriate experimental or ab initio results to ensure that the DFT method of choice is suitable for the systems of interest; we recommend the recently developed methods of Zhao and Truhlar [138]. Compound model chemistry methods such as G3, CBS-APNO, and W1 are also highly accurate.

Changes like this are the reason why whenever chemists publish results from computational chemistry, they should specify the program version number as specifically as possible, so that other users can validate published results [52]. It is also best practice to provide the results of coordinates, energies, and frequencies in supplemental information. Recent work on using explicit waters in cluster-continuum or implicit-explicit thermodynamic cycles shows much promise, as long as the standard state issues for water are consistent [37,41].

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