3D-EM & Databases
Q: What is the difference between PDB and EMDB?
A: EMDB is for 3D maps by 3D-EM, while PDB is for atomic models.
|Main data||3D density maps||Atomic coordinates|
|Experimental methods||3D-EM||Other than pure theoretical methods|
Q: Is 3D-EM same as electron cryo microscopy (cryo-EM)?
A: No, "3D-EM" and "cryo-EM" are distinct to be exact.
Q: What is "EMD"?
A: EMD (or emd) is "prefix" for ID number of EMDB
About EMDB map data
Q: Tell me FTP server URL.
A: FTP sites are as follows.
Q: Are EM maps same as electron density maps?
A: Approximately, yes.
Q: What is the format for the maps?
Q: Which software should I use to view the maps?
A: Some softwares introduced in this page shoud be suitable.
Software Tools For Molecular Microscopy/Visualization and modeling tools - Wikibooks
About EM Navigator
Q: Can I use the movies and their snapshots in the EM Navigator for papers or presentations?
Q: How do you make the movies?
system mkdir img1 movie reset movie record fformat png directory ./img1/ pattern img* roll y 2 180; wait wait 15 roll x 2 180; wait reset pos1; wait reset pos2 180; wait reset pos1 180; wait reset movie stop("pos1" and "pos2" are saved position, which are the start and end of sectioning motion)
Q: Who make these documents, web pages and movies in the EM Navigator?
A: Hirofumi Suzuki (PDBj / IPR, Osaka University) makes.
Further description will be added.