UCSF ChimeraX is developed by the UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics, supported in part by the National Institutes of Health. Citations are important for demonstrating the value of our work to the NIH and other sources of support.
In publications with images or results from ChimeraX, please
- 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 National Institutes of Health R01-GM129325 and the Office of Cyber Infrastructure and Computational Biology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
- cite one or more of the ChimeraX references, mainly:UCSF ChimeraX: Structure visualization for researchers, educators, and developers. Pettersen EF, Goddard TD, Huang CC, Meng EC, Couch GS, Croll TI, Morris JH, Ferrin TE. Protein Sci. 2021 Jan;30(1):70-82.
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.
Publications include papers, posters, films, videos, exhibits, and artwork. The home page https://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.