[Chimera-users] help with how to save a volumes

Sara Sandin ssandin at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jun 20 14:08:30 PDT 2012

Hi Elaine!
Thank you the Vop sesample is exactly what I was looking for! Great!

> Hi Sara,
> The map formats don't include rotation information, so you would need to
> resample the rotated map on the grid of the other map.  This interpolates
> and makes a new map model.
> Please see here for details on how to save a map after fitting:
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/savemodel.html#afterfitting>
> However, Chimera does not write the spider format.  You would need to save
> in MRC, NetCDF, Chimera map, or BRIX format.
> I hope this helps,
> Elaine
> ----------
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco
> On Jun 15, 2012, at 7:16 AM, Sara Sandin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Thank you for a great software :)
>> I have one problem. I have two em density maps in spider format.
>> After I have used the fit in map option and one density has been rotated
>> and shifted,
>> how do I save a new spider file with the applied rotation and
>> translation?
>> Thank you, Sara

Dr Sara Sandin
Division of Structural Studies
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Hills Road
ssandin at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk

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