[Chimera-users] Fw: Open MTZ file

Sharyn Endow, Ph.D. sharyn.endow at duke.edu
Thu Feb 22 10:52:38 PST 2018


Thanks, Tom -

I will try that; I am using a Mac.

Sharyn


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Sharyn A. Endow, PhD

Professor of Cell Biology, DUMC

Professor of NBD, Duke-NUS

PO Box 3709

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From: Tom Goddard <goddard at sonic.net>
Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2018 1:37 PM
To: UCSF Chimera Mailing List
Cc: Sharyn Endow, Ph.D.
Subject: Re: [Chimera-users] Fw: Open MTZ file

Hi Sharyn,

If you want to try something still in the development stages, the ISOLDE plugin to ChimeraX (our next generation Chimera program) reads MTZ files.  You would install the ChimeraX daily build, run it and use Tools / More Tools… to get the ISOLDE plugin developed by Tristan Croll at University of Cambridge.  It only works on Linux and Mac.  Keep in mind that ChimeraX does not have a lot of the Chimera features — check out the ChimeraX web site to see if it might be useful to you.  Here is some info on ISOLDE

https://cxtoolshed.rbvi.ucsf.edu/apps/chimeraxisolde<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__cxtoolshed.rbvi.ucsf.edu_apps_chimeraxisolde&d=DwMFaQ&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=whpvMrKWOT-LUUvgOwsBb9A2TJkkRQCHUKVhIR1FJjk&m=eHboAA5LjWh5HJudwYyaokXrREXP9hfFPnzvRd4C4-s&s=xB_y8fJQdynYgZd5H5-rmYYgKnBFqbSvsGUisVeg4Sc&e=>

Tom


On Feb 22, 2018, at 9:39 AM, Elaine Meng wrote:

Hi Sharyn,
Sorry, Chimera does not read or convert mtz files.  (By the way, the address for Chimera questions is chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu<mailto:chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu> , CC’d here.)

Previous posts to this list suggest some other program such as CCP4 fft can be used to create a map file from an mtz file, for example:
<http://plato.cgl.ucsf.edu/pipermail/chimera-users/2006-February/000700.html<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__plato.cgl.ucsf.edu_pipermail_chimera-2Dusers_2006-2DFebruary_000700.html&d=DwMFaQ&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=whpvMrKWOT-LUUvgOwsBb9A2TJkkRQCHUKVhIR1FJjk&m=eHboAA5LjWh5HJudwYyaokXrREXP9hfFPnzvRd4C4-s&s=uaXSay4OQQ5HS3ohHeUNqscLoOFmoOmL3Lh4VKDUFEM&e=>>

You can search the Chimera-users mail archive for topics like "mtz" from here:
<http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/feedback.html<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.rbvi.ucsf.edu_chimera_docs_feedback.html&d=DwMFaQ&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=whpvMrKWOT-LUUvgOwsBb9A2TJkkRQCHUKVhIR1FJjk&m=eHboAA5LjWh5HJudwYyaokXrREXP9hfFPnzvRd4C4-s&s=dACq5WBNq138jjDnQAJOOaTIx7qE_y-Bwp3SGkumTSM&e=>>

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


From: Sharyn Endow, Ph.D. <sharyn.endow at duke.edu<mailto:sharyn.endow at duke.edu>>
Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:01 AM
Subject: Open MTZ file

Is it possible to open an .mtz file in Chimera?

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Sharyn A. Endow, PhD
Professor of Cell Biology, DUMC
Professor of NBD, Duke-NUS
PO Box 3709
450 Sands Bldg/Research Drive
Durham, NC 27710  USA
T 919 684-4311  F 919 681-9929
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