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[https://deepmind.com/research/case-studies/alphafold AlphaFold2] predicts a protein's 3D folding structure by its amino acid sequence with [https://deepmind.com/blog/article/alphafold-a-solution-to-a-50-year-old-grand-challenge-in-biology the accuracy that is competitive with experimental results]. This AI-powered structure prediction of AlphaFold2 has been recognized as [https://www.science.org/content/article/breakthrough-2021#section_breakthrough the scientific breakthrough of the year 2021]. [https://github.com/deepmind/alphafold The AlphaFold package] is now installed in the new software stack on Euler.
 
[https://deepmind.com/research/case-studies/alphafold AlphaFold2] predicts a protein's 3D folding structure by its amino acid sequence with [https://deepmind.com/blog/article/alphafold-a-solution-to-a-50-year-old-grand-challenge-in-biology the accuracy that is competitive with experimental results]. This AI-powered structure prediction of AlphaFold2 has been recognized as [https://www.science.org/content/article/breakthrough-2021#section_breakthrough the scientific breakthrough of the year 2021]. [https://github.com/deepmind/alphafold The AlphaFold package] is now installed in the new software stack on Euler.
  
== Load modules ==
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<!-- == Load modules ==
 
The AlphaFold module can be loaded as following.
 
The AlphaFold module can be loaded as following.
 
  $ env2lmod
 
  $ env2lmod
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  $ alphafold_init
 
  $ alphafold_init
 
  (venv_alphafold) [jarunanp@eu-login-18 ~]$  
 
  (venv_alphafold) [jarunanp@eu-login-18 ~]$  
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-->
  
== Databases ==
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== Create a job script ==
The AlphaFold databases are available for all cluster users at /cluster/project/alphafold.
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A job script is a BASH script containing commands to request computing resources, set up the computing environment, run the application and retrieve the results.
 +
 
 +
Here is a breakdown of a typical job script for Alphafold2.
  
If you wish to download databases separately, you can see the instruction [[Downloading Alphafold databases|here]].
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==== Request computing resources ====
  
== Submit a job ==
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AlphaFold2 can run with CPUs only, or with CPUs and GPUs which help speed up the computation significantly. Here we request 12 CPU cores, in total 120GB of memory, in total 120GB of local scratch space and one GPU.
Here is an example of a job submission script (run_alphafold.bsub) which requests 12 CPU cores, in total 120GB of memory, in total 120GB of local scratch space and one GPU. This job is to fold a monomeric protein [https://www.ebi.ac.uk/pdbe/entry/pdb/3h7p/protein/1 Ubiquitin (76aa)].
 
  
 +
For SLURM :
 
  #!/usr/bin/bash
 
  #!/usr/bin/bash
  #BSUB -n 12
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  #SBATCH -n 12                                                   # Number of CPUs
  #BSUB -W 4:00
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  #SBATCH --time=24:00:00                                         # Runtime
  #BSUB -R "rusage[mem=10000, scratch=10000, ngpus_excl_p=1]"
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  #SBATCH --mem-per-cpu=10000                                     # CPU memory per CPU core
  #BSUB -J alphafold
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#SBATCH --nodes=1                                                # All CPUs in the same host
 +
#SBATCH -G 1                                                    # Number of GPUs
 +
#SBATCH --gres=gpumem:10240                                      # GPU memory
 +
#SBATCH --tmp=120000                                            # Scratch space per CPU core
 +
#SBATCH -A es_cdss                                              # Shareholder group name
 +
  #SBATCH -J alphafold                                             # Job name
 +
 
 
   
 
   
 +
For LSF :
 +
#!/usr/bin/bash
 +
#BSUB -n 12                                                    # Number of CPUs
 +
#BSUB -W 24:00                                                # Runtime
 +
#BSUB -R "rusage[mem=10000, scratch=10000]"                    # CPU memory and scratch space per CPU core
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#BSUB -R "rusage[ngpus_excl_p=1] select[gpu_mtotal0>=10240]"  # Number of GPUs and GPU memory
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#BSUB -R "span[hosts=1]"                                      # All CPUs in the same host
 +
#BSUB -J alphafold                                            # Job name
 +
 +
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=== Set up a computing environment for AlphaFold ===
 
  source /cluster/apps/local/env2lmod.sh
 
  source /cluster/apps/local/env2lmod.sh
 
  module load gcc/6.3.0 openmpi/4.0.2 alphafold/2.1.1
 
  module load gcc/6.3.0 openmpi/4.0.2 alphafold/2.1.1
 
  source /cluster/apps/nss/alphafold/venv_alphafold/bin/activate
 
  source /cluster/apps/nss/alphafold/venv_alphafold/bin/activate
   
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 +
=== Enable Unified Memory (if needed) ===
 +
If the input protein sequence is too large for a single GPU memory (approximately larger than 1500aa), enable Unified Memory to bridge the system memory to the GPU memory so that you can oversubscribe the GPU memory of a single GPU.
 +
 
 +
  export TF_FORCE_UNIFIED_MEMORY=1
 +
export XLA_PYTHON_CLIENT_MEM_FRACTION="4.0"
 +
 
 +
=== Define paths ===
 
  # Define paths to databases, fasta file and output directory
 
  # Define paths to databases, fasta file and output directory
 
  DATA_DIR="/cluster/project/alphafold"
 
  DATA_DIR="/cluster/project/alphafold"
 
  FASTA_DIR="/cluster/home/jarunanp/fastafiles"
 
  FASTA_DIR="/cluster/home/jarunanp/fastafiles"
  OUTPUT_DIR=$TMPDIR/output
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  OUTPUT_DIR=${SCRATCH}/protein_name/output
   
+
 
 +
For the output directory, there are two options.
 +
* Use $SCRATCH (max 2.7TB), $HOME (max. 20GB) or group storage (/cluster/project or /cluster/work), e.g.,
 +
OUTPUT_DIR=${SCRATCH}/protein_name/output
 +
 
 +
* Use the local /scratch as the output directory. To do so, request the scratch space with BSUB options, e.g., here requesting 120GB scratch space in total. At the end of the computation, don't forget to copy the result from there.
 +
 
 +
OUTPUT_DIR=${TMPDIR}/output
 +
...
 +
python /path/run_alphafold.py ...
 +
...
 +
cp ${TMPDIR}/output ${SCRATCH}/protein_name
 +
 
 +
=== Start Multi-Process Service on GPU (version >= 2.1.2, only for LSF) ===
 +
From the version 2.1.2, it is possible to enable running relaxation on GPU with the option --use_gpu_relax=1. This option will try to create multiple contexts on the GPU but, for LSF, the default GPU computing mode is exclusive and does not allow creating multiple contexts. This can be circumvented by starting [https://docs.nvidia.com/deploy/mps/index.html Multi-Process Service] with the command
 +
 
 +
  nvidia-cuda-mps-control -d
 +
 
 +
For SLURM the default computing mode allows the creation of multiple contexts on GPUs, therefore the use of this option will be redundant.
 +
 
 +
=== Call Python run script ===
 
  python /cluster/apps/nss/alphafold/alphafold-2.1.1/run_alphafold.py \
 
  python /cluster/apps/nss/alphafold/alphafold-2.1.1/run_alphafold.py \
 
  --data_dir=$DATA_DIR \
 
  --data_dir=$DATA_DIR \
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  --uniclust30_database_path=$DATA_DIR/uniclust30/uniclust30_2018_08/uniclust30_2018_08 \
 
  --uniclust30_database_path=$DATA_DIR/uniclust30/uniclust30_2018_08/uniclust30_2018_08 \
 
  --mgnify_database_path=$DATA_DIR/mgnify/mgy_clusters_2018_12.fa \
 
  --mgnify_database_path=$DATA_DIR/mgnify/mgy_clusters_2018_12.fa \
--pdb70_database_path=$DATA_DIR/pdb70/pdb70 \
 
 
  --template_mmcif_dir=$DATA_DIR/pdb_mmcif/mmcif_files \
 
  --template_mmcif_dir=$DATA_DIR/pdb_mmcif/mmcif_files \
 
  --obsolete_pdbs_path=$DATA_DIR/pdb_mmcif/obsolete.dat \
 
  --obsolete_pdbs_path=$DATA_DIR/pdb_mmcif/obsolete.dat \
--fasta_paths=$FASTA_DIR/ubiquitin.fasta
 
 
# Copy the results from the compute node
 
mkdir -p output
 
cp -r $OUTPUT_DIR/* output
 
  
To fold a multimeric protein, the option --model_preset=multimer has to be called, and --pdb_seqres_database_path and --uniprot_database_path have to be set. The command to run AlphaFold becomes:
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Then, define the input fasta file, select the model preset (monomer or multimer) and define the path to structure databases accordingly.
 +
* For a monomeric protein
 +
--fasta_paths=$FASTA_DIR/ubiquitin.fasta \
 +
--model_preset=monomer \
 +
--pdb70_database_path=$DATA_DIR/pdb70/pdb70
  
python /cluster/apps/nss/alphafold/alphafold-2.1.1/run_alphafold.py \
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* For a multimeric protein
--data_dir=$DATA_DIR \
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  --fasta_paths=$FASTA_DIR/IFGSC_6mer.fasta \
  --output_dir=$OUTPUT_DIR \
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  --model_preset=multimer \
--max_template_date="2021-12-06" \
 
--bfd_database_path=$DATA_DIR/bfd/bfd_metaclust_clu_complete_id30_c90_final_seq.sorted_opt \
 
--uniref90_database_path=$DATA_DIR/uniref90/uniref90.fasta \
 
  --uniclust30_database_path=$DATA_DIR/uniclust30/uniclust30_2018_08/uniclust30_2018_08 \
 
--mgnify_database_path=$DATA_DIR/mgnify/mgy_clusters_2018_12.fa \
 
 
  --pdb_seqres_database_path=$DATA_DIR/pdb_seqres/pdb_seqres.txt \
 
  --pdb_seqres_database_path=$DATA_DIR/pdb_seqres/pdb_seqres.txt \
  --uniprot_database_path=$DATA_DIR/uniprot/uniprot.fasta \
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  --uniprot_database_path=$DATA_DIR/uniprot/uniprot.fasta
--template_mmcif_dir=$DATA_DIR/pdb_mmcif/mmcif_files \
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  --obsolete_pdbs_path=$DATA_DIR/pdb_mmcif/obsolete.dat \
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''' Enable relaxation on GPU (version >= 2.1.2)'''<br>
--model_preset=multimer \
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In this version, it is possible to enable running relaxation on GPU with the option --use_gpu_relax. Please see above how to start MPS to use this option.
  --fasta_paths=$FASTA_DIR/IFGSC_6mer.fasta
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  --use_gpu_relax=1
 +
 
 +
=== Disable Multi-Process Service (version >= 2.1.2, only for LSF) ===
 +
If MPS is enabled before running AlphaFold, disable MPS with the command
 +
 
 +
  echo quit | nvidia-cuda-mps-control
  
Submit a job with the command
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== Submit a job ==
 +
For SLURM, submit a job with the command
 +
$ sbatch < run_alphafold.sbatch
 +
The screen output will be save in the slurm-'''JobID'''.out file, e.g slurm-3435300.out.
 +
For LSF, submit a job with the command  
 
  $ bsub < run_alphafold.bsub
 
  $ bsub < run_alphafold.bsub
  
 
The screen output is saved in the output file named starting with ''lsf.o'' followed by the JobID, e.g., lsf.o195525946. Please see [[Job output|this page]] for how to read the output file.
 
The screen output is saved in the output file named starting with ''lsf.o'' followed by the JobID, e.g., lsf.o195525946. Please see [[Job output|this page]] for how to read the output file.
  
From [[Downloading_Alphafold_databases#Benchmark_results|our benchmark]], it took around 40 minutes to fold Ubiquitin[76aa] and 2.5 hours to fold T1050[779aa].  
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From [[Downloading_Alphafold_databases#Benchmark_results|our benchmark]], it took around 40 minutes to fold Ubiquitin[76aa] and 2.5 hours to fold T1050[779aa].
 +
 
 +
 
 +
== Setup script ==
 +
 
 +
This setup script creates a job script with estimate computing resources depending on the input protein sequence. To download the setup script:
 +
 
 +
git clone https://gitlab.ethz.ch/sis/alphafold_on_euler
 +
 
 +
Usage:
 +
 
 +
./setup_alphafold_run_script.sh -f [Fasta file] -w [work directory] --max_template_date yyyy-mm-dd -b [LSF/SLURM]
 +
 
 +
Example:
 +
 
 +
$ ./setup_alphafold_run_script.sh -f ../../fastafiles/IFGSC_6mer.fasta -w $SCRATCH
 +
  Reading /cluster/home/jarunanp/alphafold_run/fastafiles/IFGSC_6mer.fasta
 +
  Protein name:            IFGSC_6mer
 +
  Number of sequences:    6
 +
  Protein type:            multimer
 +
  Number of amino acids:
 +
                    sum: 1246
 +
                    max: 242
 +
  Estimate required resources:
 +
    Run time: 24:00
 +
    Number of CPUs: 12
 +
    Total CPU memory: 120000
 +
    Number of GPUs: 1
 +
    Total GPU memory: 20480
 +
    Total scratch space: 120000
 +
  Output an LSF run script for AlphaFold2: /cluster/scratch/jarunanp/run_alphafold.bsub
 +
 
 +
For SLURM, submit the script with the command
 +
$ sbatch < run_alphafold.sbatch
 +
 
 +
For LSF, submit the script with the command
 +
$ bsub < run_alphafold.bsub
 +
 
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== Postprocessing ==
 +
 
 +
Similar plots as generated by the [https://colab.research.google.com/github/sokrypton/ColabFold/blob/main/AlphaFold2.ipynb Colabfold jupyter notebook] can be created by the [https://gitlab.ethz.ch/sis/alphafold-postprocessing alphafold-postprocessing python script].
 +
It is available on Euler as a module
 +
module load gcc/6.3.0 alphafold-postprocessing
 +
postprocessing.py -o plots/ work_directory/
 +
 
 +
The above command will process ''pkl'' files generated by ''alphafold'' in the folder ''work_directory/'' and put the resulting plots into a folder ''plots/''.
 +
 
 +
The postprocessing is integrated in the setup script described above.
 +
 
 +
== Databases ==
 +
The AlphaFold databases are available for all cluster users at '''/cluster/project/alphafold'''.
 +
 
 +
If you wish to download databases separately, you can see the instruction [[Downloading Alphafold databases|here]].
 +
 
 +
== Example ==
 +
 
 +
The Ubiquitin fastafile is provided with the AlphaFold setup script. It can be used to test AlphaFold2 on Euler. If the working directory is on $SCRATCH, a successful run would complete in ~40 min (depending on the type of resources allocated by the batch system) and generate the following files :
 +
Ubiquitin.done
 +
Ubiquitin.out
 +
Ubiquitin.err
 +
 
 +
Ubiquitin
 +
├── features.pkl
 +
├── msas
 +
│   ├── bfd_uniclust_hits.a3m
 +
│   ├── mgnify_hits.sto
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│   ├── pdb_hits.hhr
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│   └── uniref90_hits.sto
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├── ranked_0.pdb
 +
├── ranked_1.pdb
 +
├── ranked_2.pdb
 +
├── ranked_3.pdb
 +
├── ranked_4.pdb
 +
├── ranking_debug.json
 +
├── relaxed_model_1_pred_0.pdb
 +
├── relaxed_model_2_pred_0.pdb
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├── relaxed_model_3_pred_0.pdb
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├── relaxed_model_4_pred_0.pdb
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├── relaxed_model_5_pred_0.pdb
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├── result_model_1_pred_0.pkl
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├── result_model_2_pred_0.pkl
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├── result_model_3_pred_0.pkl
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├── result_model_4_pred_0.pkl
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├── result_model_5_pred_0.pkl
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├── timings.json
 +
├── unrelaxed_model_1_pred_0.pdb
 +
├── unrelaxed_model_2_pred_0.pdb
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├── unrelaxed_model_3_pred_0.pdb
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├── unrelaxed_model_4_pred_0.pdb
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└── unrelaxed_model_5_pred_0.pdb
  
 
== Further readings ==
 
== Further readings ==
 
* [https://deepmind.com/blog/article/alphafold-a-solution-to-a-50-year-old-grand-challenge-in-biology DeepMind Blog post: "AlphaFold: a solution to a 50-year-old grand challenge in biology"]
 
* [https://deepmind.com/blog/article/alphafold-a-solution-to-a-50-year-old-grand-challenge-in-biology DeepMind Blog post: "AlphaFold: a solution to a 50-year-old grand challenge in biology"]
 
* [https://ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2021/08/computer-algorithms-revolutionise-biology.html ETH News: "Computer algorithms are currently revolutionising biology"]
 
* [https://ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2021/08/computer-algorithms-revolutionise-biology.html ETH News: "Computer algorithms are currently revolutionising biology"]
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* [[AlphaFold2_presentation_21_March_2022#Slides | AlphaFold2 presentation slides 21 March 2022]]
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* [[Downloading_Alphafold_databases| Downloading AlphaFold databases and benchmark results]]
 
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Latest revision as of 09:39, 5 December 2022

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AlphaFold2 predicts a protein's 3D folding structure by its amino acid sequence with the accuracy that is competitive with experimental results. This AI-powered structure prediction of AlphaFold2 has been recognized as the scientific breakthrough of the year 2021. The AlphaFold package is now installed in the new software stack on Euler.


Create a job script

A job script is a BASH script containing commands to request computing resources, set up the computing environment, run the application and retrieve the results.

Here is a breakdown of a typical job script for Alphafold2.

Request computing resources

AlphaFold2 can run with CPUs only, or with CPUs and GPUs which help speed up the computation significantly. Here we request 12 CPU cores, in total 120GB of memory, in total 120GB of local scratch space and one GPU.

For SLURM :

#!/usr/bin/bash
#SBATCH -n 12                                                    # Number of CPUs
#SBATCH --time=24:00:00                                          # Runtime
#SBATCH --mem-per-cpu=10000                                      # CPU memory per CPU core
#SBATCH --nodes=1                                                # All CPUs in the same host
#SBATCH -G 1                                                     # Number of GPUs
#SBATCH --gres=gpumem:10240                                      # GPU memory
#SBATCH --tmp=120000                                             # Scratch space per CPU core
#SBATCH -A es_cdss                                               # Shareholder group name
#SBATCH -J alphafold                                             # Job name


For LSF :

#!/usr/bin/bash
#BSUB -n 12                                                    # Number of CPUs
#BSUB -W 24:00                                                 # Runtime
#BSUB -R "rusage[mem=10000, scratch=10000]"                    # CPU memory and scratch space per CPU core
#BSUB -R "rusage[ngpus_excl_p=1] select[gpu_mtotal0>=10240]"   # Number of GPUs and GPU memory 
#BSUB -R "span[hosts=1]"                                       # All CPUs in the same host
#BSUB -J alphafold                                             # Job name


Set up a computing environment for AlphaFold

source /cluster/apps/local/env2lmod.sh
module load gcc/6.3.0 openmpi/4.0.2 alphafold/2.1.1
source /cluster/apps/nss/alphafold/venv_alphafold/bin/activate

Enable Unified Memory (if needed)

If the input protein sequence is too large for a single GPU memory (approximately larger than 1500aa), enable Unified Memory to bridge the system memory to the GPU memory so that you can oversubscribe the GPU memory of a single GPU.

export TF_FORCE_UNIFIED_MEMORY=1
export XLA_PYTHON_CLIENT_MEM_FRACTION="4.0"

Define paths

# Define paths to databases, fasta file and output directory
DATA_DIR="/cluster/project/alphafold"
FASTA_DIR="/cluster/home/jarunanp/fastafiles"
OUTPUT_DIR=${SCRATCH}/protein_name/output

For the output directory, there are two options.

  • Use $SCRATCH (max 2.7TB), $HOME (max. 20GB) or group storage (/cluster/project or /cluster/work), e.g.,
OUTPUT_DIR=${SCRATCH}/protein_name/output
  • Use the local /scratch as the output directory. To do so, request the scratch space with BSUB options, e.g., here requesting 120GB scratch space in total. At the end of the computation, don't forget to copy the result from there.
OUTPUT_DIR=${TMPDIR}/output
...
python /path/run_alphafold.py ...
...
cp ${TMPDIR}/output ${SCRATCH}/protein_name

Start Multi-Process Service on GPU (version >= 2.1.2, only for LSF)

From the version 2.1.2, it is possible to enable running relaxation on GPU with the option --use_gpu_relax=1. This option will try to create multiple contexts on the GPU but, for LSF, the default GPU computing mode is exclusive and does not allow creating multiple contexts. This can be circumvented by starting Multi-Process Service with the command

nvidia-cuda-mps-control -d

For SLURM the default computing mode allows the creation of multiple contexts on GPUs, therefore the use of this option will be redundant.

Call Python run script

python /cluster/apps/nss/alphafold/alphafold-2.1.1/run_alphafold.py \
--data_dir=$DATA_DIR \
--output_dir=$OUTPUT_DIR \
--max_template_date="2021-12-06" \
--bfd_database_path=$DATA_DIR/bfd/bfd_metaclust_clu_complete_id30_c90_final_seq.sorted_opt \
--uniref90_database_path=$DATA_DIR/uniref90/uniref90.fasta \
--uniclust30_database_path=$DATA_DIR/uniclust30/uniclust30_2018_08/uniclust30_2018_08 \
--mgnify_database_path=$DATA_DIR/mgnify/mgy_clusters_2018_12.fa \
--template_mmcif_dir=$DATA_DIR/pdb_mmcif/mmcif_files \
--obsolete_pdbs_path=$DATA_DIR/pdb_mmcif/obsolete.dat \

Then, define the input fasta file, select the model preset (monomer or multimer) and define the path to structure databases accordingly.

  • For a monomeric protein
--fasta_paths=$FASTA_DIR/ubiquitin.fasta \
--model_preset=monomer \
--pdb70_database_path=$DATA_DIR/pdb70/pdb70
  • For a multimeric protein
--fasta_paths=$FASTA_DIR/IFGSC_6mer.fasta \
--model_preset=multimer \
--pdb_seqres_database_path=$DATA_DIR/pdb_seqres/pdb_seqres.txt \
--uniprot_database_path=$DATA_DIR/uniprot/uniprot.fasta

Enable relaxation on GPU (version >= 2.1.2)
In this version, it is possible to enable running relaxation on GPU with the option --use_gpu_relax. Please see above how to start MPS to use this option.

--use_gpu_relax=1

Disable Multi-Process Service (version >= 2.1.2, only for LSF)

If MPS is enabled before running AlphaFold, disable MPS with the command

echo quit | nvidia-cuda-mps-control

Submit a job

For SLURM, submit a job with the command

$ sbatch < run_alphafold.sbatch

The screen output will be save in the slurm-JobID.out file, e.g slurm-3435300.out. For LSF, submit a job with the command

$ bsub < run_alphafold.bsub

The screen output is saved in the output file named starting with lsf.o followed by the JobID, e.g., lsf.o195525946. Please see this page for how to read the output file.

From our benchmark, it took around 40 minutes to fold Ubiquitin[76aa] and 2.5 hours to fold T1050[779aa].


Setup script

This setup script creates a job script with estimate computing resources depending on the input protein sequence. To download the setup script:

git clone https://gitlab.ethz.ch/sis/alphafold_on_euler

Usage:

./setup_alphafold_run_script.sh -f [Fasta file] -w [work directory] --max_template_date yyyy-mm-dd -b [LSF/SLURM]

Example:

$ ./setup_alphafold_run_script.sh -f ../../fastafiles/IFGSC_6mer.fasta -w $SCRATCH
 Reading /cluster/home/jarunanp/alphafold_run/fastafiles/IFGSC_6mer.fasta
 Protein name:            IFGSC_6mer
 Number of sequences:     6
 Protein type:            multimer
 Number of amino acids:
                   sum: 1246
                   max: 242
 Estimate required resources:
   Run time: 24:00
   Number of CPUs: 12
   Total CPU memory: 120000
   Number of GPUs: 1
   Total GPU memory: 20480
   Total scratch space: 120000
 Output an LSF run script for AlphaFold2: /cluster/scratch/jarunanp/run_alphafold.bsub

For SLURM, submit the script with the command

$ sbatch < run_alphafold.sbatch

For LSF, submit the script with the command

$ bsub < run_alphafold.bsub

Postprocessing

Similar plots as generated by the Colabfold jupyter notebook can be created by the alphafold-postprocessing python script. It is available on Euler as a module

module load gcc/6.3.0 alphafold-postprocessing
postprocessing.py -o plots/ work_directory/

The above command will process pkl files generated by alphafold in the folder work_directory/ and put the resulting plots into a folder plots/.

The postprocessing is integrated in the setup script described above.

Databases

The AlphaFold databases are available for all cluster users at /cluster/project/alphafold.

If you wish to download databases separately, you can see the instruction here.

Example

The Ubiquitin fastafile is provided with the AlphaFold setup script. It can be used to test AlphaFold2 on Euler. If the working directory is on $SCRATCH, a successful run would complete in ~40 min (depending on the type of resources allocated by the batch system) and generate the following files :

Ubiquitin.done
Ubiquitin.out
Ubiquitin.err
Ubiquitin
├── features.pkl
├── msas
│   ├── bfd_uniclust_hits.a3m
│   ├── mgnify_hits.sto
│   ├── pdb_hits.hhr
│   └── uniref90_hits.sto
├── ranked_0.pdb 
├── ranked_1.pdb
├── ranked_2.pdb
├── ranked_3.pdb
├── ranked_4.pdb
├── ranking_debug.json
├── relaxed_model_1_pred_0.pdb
├── relaxed_model_2_pred_0.pdb
├── relaxed_model_3_pred_0.pdb
├── relaxed_model_4_pred_0.pdb
├── relaxed_model_5_pred_0.pdb
├── result_model_1_pred_0.pkl
├── result_model_2_pred_0.pkl
├── result_model_3_pred_0.pkl
├── result_model_4_pred_0.pkl
├── result_model_5_pred_0.pkl
├── timings.json
├── unrelaxed_model_1_pred_0.pdb
├── unrelaxed_model_2_pred_0.pdb
├── unrelaxed_model_3_pred_0.pdb
├── unrelaxed_model_4_pred_0.pdb
└── unrelaxed_model_5_pred_0.pdb

Further readings

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