[Chimera-users] Electric field lines?

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Dec 12 12:33:01 PST 2012


Hi Darrell!
You could show isosurfaces at multiple levels but for only a single plane of the data... essentially contour lines.  There is a very brief mention of that in the "Planes" section of the Volume Viewer page:

<http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/volumeviewer/volumeviewer.html#planes>

It is somewhat labor-intensive if you want to show a lot of levels, I admit.

Example image below.  I had also displayed the molecular surface and per-model-clipped it in almost the same plane as the contour lines, but that is an independent part of the setup.  I can send the session to you if that would help.
Best,
Elaine
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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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On Dec 12, 2012, at 12:08 PM, Hurt, Darrell (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:

> Hi Chimera team,
> 
> Is it possible to visualize electric field lines in Chimera from, for example, an APBS run? If so, how do I do it? I've scanned through the documentation, but didn't find anything?
> 
> Thanks,
> Darrell
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