[Chimera-users] saving a rotated map

William Rice rice at nysbc.org
Thu Sep 20 07:29:24 PDT 2012

Hi Filip,

Another way to do it, if you are somewhat comfortable with python, is to 
use sparx, as described on this page:

This will give you the Euler angles which describe the rotations, and 
can be converted to most of the common angle conventions (spider, EMAN, 
imagic, ...).

Filip Van Petegem wrote:
> Dear chimera users,
> I have a problem with saving a cryoEM map after rotating/translating
> it. I've used the 'fit in map' option to superpose 2 maps (in ccp4
> format)  This seems to work fine, but when I save the reoriented map
> (in any of the available formats), and try to open it, it is back to
> the original position.
> Is there any way to save the reoriented map file?
> Best regards,
> Filip Van Petegem

William J. Rice, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
New York Structural Biology Center
89 Convent Avenue, NY, NY 10027

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