UCSF ChimeraX is developed by the UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics, supported in part by the National Institutes of Health. The NIH tracks publications that make use of our Resource and its software, and hence we appreciate your cooperation in citing ChimeraX as described below. Thank you!
Publications (scientific papers, posters, films, videos, exhibits, and artwork) with images or results from ChimeraX should
- include an acknowledgment similar to the following:Molecular graphics and analyses performed with UCSF ChimeraX, developed by the Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics at the University of California, San Francisco, with support from NIH R01-GM129325 and P41-GM103311.
- cite one or more of the ChimeraX references, mainly:UCSF ChimeraX: Meeting modern challenges in visualization and analysis. Goddard TD, Huang CC, Meng EC, Pettersen EF, Couch GS, Morris JH, Ferrin TE. Protein Sci. 2018 Jan;27(1):14-25. doi: 10.1002/pro.3235.
The home page http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimerax can also be cited.
For permission to use images from the ChimeraX website, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ChimeraX is the work of many individuals:
... and numerous collaborators, to whom we are grateful for thoughtful suggestions and time spent evaluating features.
- Thomas Ferrin - principal investigator
- Conrad Huang - project leader
- Eric Pettersen - atomic structure analysis, sequence-structure linkage
- Tom Goddard - density maps, hierarchical models, rendering
- Greg Couch - infrastructure, I/O
- Elaine Meng - user documentation, web content
- Scooter Morris - project management
ChimeraX incorporates many publicly available software packages.