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  • Description

    a tool for assessing how well atomic model features are resolved in cryoEM maps. A fitted model is used in the analysis. A Q-score is calculated for each atom in the model. Q-scores can then be used to visualize how well each residue/atom is resolved and averaged to represent the entire model/map.

  • Usage

    To list all executables provided by MapQ, run: $ sbgrid-list mapq Copy to clipboard
  • Usage Notes

    MapQ is a plugin for Chimera.

  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ sbgrid-cli install mapq Copy to clipboard Available operating systems: Linux 64, OS X INTEL
  • Primary Citation*

    G. Pintilie, K. Zhang, Z. Su, S. Li, M. F. Schmid, and W. Chiu. 2020. Measurement of atom resolvability in cryo-EM maps with Q-scores. Nature Methods. 17: 328-334.

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  • Keywords

    Electron Microscopy

  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  1.5.4 (2.4 KB)
    OS X INTEL:  1.5.4 (2.3 KB)

  • Developers

    Greg Pintilie, Wah Chiu