[Chimera-users] Density map in Chimera

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Feb 17 15:58:02 PST 2010

Hi Marie,
The box is literally what data are in the map file.  However, you can  
extend it periodically to cover molecules using the command "vop cover":


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 Feb 17, 2010, at 11:39 AM, Pancera, Marie (NIH/VRC) [C] wrote:

> Hi,
> I opened an electron density map in chimera. For some reason it is  
> forming a box and I am not quite sure how to get the density outside  
> of the box (to cover symmetry molecules etc...) Thanks for helping  
> me with that.
> Best regards,
> Marie

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