[Chimera-users] Electron density maps

Tom Goddard goddard at sonic.net
Fri May 30 10:30:04 PDT 2014

Hi Luis,

  Chimera cannot turn structure factor files (.mtz) into a density map.  This was discussed in a mailing list before.



On May 29, 2014, at 9:22 PM, lecan wrote:

> Hello Chimera's users,
> I would like to know if there are a way to see density maps from .mtz files with chimera. I have tried opening a .mtz file after opening a .pdb file, but I got the next error message after choose CCP4 density map in the Type Selection window:
> Error reading file abc.mtz format ccp4
> File size 631624 too small for grid size
> (1297373728,929300992,1145110528) and 64 bytes of
> symmetry operators
> Does anyone could telling me if what I'm trying to do is possible and what is the way to do it?
> Thank you for your help,
> Luis L.
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