I found a new use for lab tape! (And a way to virtually play with proteins like we were together 🙂 ). Keyword to remember – “webcam” – type it into ChimeraX and bam! 

here are those links where you can learn from people who actually know what they’re doing!

SBGrid Consortium talk, “Making Augmented Reality Videos with ChimeraX”, by Tom Goddard, University of California, San Francisco, Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics https://youtu.be/g80hxLO1SVk 

his written guide: https://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimerax/data/sbgrid-july2020/ 

information about the commands to use & options: https://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimerax/docs/user/commands/device.html#webcam 

ChimeraX home page: https://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimerax/ 

SBgrid’s site: https://sbgrid.org/ 

and here are those videos on PyMol: https://bit.ly/pymolintro & https://bit.ly/pymolmovies 

and yesterday’s one on Ago: https://bit.ly/agostructurestuff

more about x-ray crystallography: http://bit.ly/xraycrystallography2 

more about the PDB: https://bit.ly/pdbstructures 


guide-only: 4f3t, Elkayam et al., Cell, 2012, 10.1016/j.cell.2012.05.017 ; https://www.rcsb.org/structure/4f3t 

seed-only target: 4w5r, Schirle et al., Science, 2014, 10.1126/science.1258040; https://www.rcsb.org/structure/4W5R

seed+supplementary target: 6n4o, Sheu-Gruttadauria et al., EMBO J, 2019, 10.15252/embj.2018101153 ; https://www.rcsb.org/structure/6N4O 


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