[Chimera-users] Open .pse file in Chimera?

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Nov 3 13:51:50 PST 2015

Hi Dez,
As you have found, Chimera does not read Pymol sessions.  Maybe you can restore the Pymol session in Pymol, save the structure as PDB file(s) from Pymol, and then open the PDB file(s) in Chimera.

Then see the “Fit in Map” tool and/or “fitmap” command in Chimera. 

I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D. 
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

> On Nov 3, 2015, at 11:10 AM, Desiree Benefield <desiree.benefield at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have a .pse file generated with MacPyMOL that I would like to try to dock into a EM density map using Chimera. It would appear that this is not possible. Can you offer any advice or alternative approaches to try?
> With many thanks,
> Dez

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