[Chimera-users] merging maps

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Nov 21 08:48:07 PST 2016

> On Nov 21, 2016, at 6:46 AM, Ignatiou, Athanasios <athanasios.ignatiou.13 at ucl.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hello Elaine,
> I have a quick question:
> do you know how to merge 2 separate cryo-EM maps (of the same object which are are scale correctly) into one new cryo-EM map in Chimera.
> cheers
> Thanos

Hello Thanos,
 If by merging you mean simply adding the values, take a look at the “vop” (volume operations) command.  It includes “vop add” and several other subcommands:


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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

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