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  • Description

    includes programs and shell scripts for electron tomography of thin specimens, providing an interactive graphical tool for fast initial alignment of a tilt series, shell scripts for the more time consuming refinement, and some other useful image manipulation utilities.

  • Usage

    To list all executables provided by Protomo, run: $ sbgrid-list protomo Copy to clipboard
  • Installation

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

    H. Winkler and K. A. Taylor. 2013. Marker-free dual-axis tilt series alignment. J Struct Biol. 182(2): 117-124.
    (Note: This paper includes newer developments such as dual axis tomography, among others.)

    H. Winkler and K. A. Taylor. 2006. Accurate marker-free alignment with simultaneous geometry determination and reconstruction of tilt series in electron tomography. Ultramicroscopy. 106(3): 240-254.
    (Note: This paper is the original description of the method.)

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  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  3.1.0 (9.6 MB)

  • Other Versions

      Linux 64:

      1.1.4 (16.5 MB) , 2.0.9 (32.9 MB) , 2.2.0 (17.8 MB)
  • Developers

    Hanspeter Winkler