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  • Description

    an image processing framework to obtain 3D models of macromolecular complexes using 3D EM that allows you to execute workflows combining different software tools, while taking care of formats and conversions.

  • Usage

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

    SCIPION uses software that Nvidia GPU acceleration. Appropriate hardware and driver are required.

    Due to its large size, this software is available for inclusion by request. Email bugs@sbgrid.org to request installation or for more info.

  • Installation

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

    J. M. de l. Rosa-Trevín, A. Quintana, L. d. Cano, A. Zaldívar, I. Foche, J. Gutiérrez, J. Gómez-Blanco, J. Burguet-Castell, J. Cuenca-Alba, V. Abrishami, J. Vargas, J. Otón, G. Sharov, J. L. Vilas, J. Navas, P. Conesa, M. Kazemi, R. Marabini, C. O. S. Sorzano, and J. M. Carazo. 2016. Scipion: A software framework toward integration, reproducibility and validation in 3D electron microscopy. Journal of Structural Biology. 195(1): 93-99.

    • *Full citation information available through

  • Citation Note

    Scipion is freely available and its source code is 100% open. In exchange, please cite, not only us at Scipion, but ALL of the software that helped you to produce your article: http://scipion.i2pc.es/report_protocols/packages
  • Webinars


    Topic: ScipionTomo: Towards cryo-electron tomography software integration, reproducibility, and validation.

    Presenter: Pablo Conesa Team Leader, Spanish National Research Council

    Host: Jason Key
    Recorded on October 10, 2023

    For more information on Scipion:


    Scipion 3.0

    Topic: Scipion 3.0
    Presenter: Jose Miguel de la Rosa Trevin, Ph.D., Research Engineer, Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm University

    Host: Jason Key
    Recorded on October 20, 2020


    Topic: Quo Vaids Scipion
    Presenter: Pablo Conesa, Senior Software Developer, National Center for Biotechnology

    Host: Shaun Rawson
    Recorded on April 21, 2020


    Topic: Using Scipion for Stream Image Processing at Cryo-EM Facilities
    Presenter: José Miguel de la Rosa Trevin, PhD, Scientific Software Engineer, SciLifeLab, Stockholm University, Sweden

    Host: Jason Key
    Recorded on June 12, 2018

  • Keywords

    Electron Microscopy

  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  20230901 (52.7 GB)

  • Other Versions

      Linux 64:

      20230901_2 (41.7 GB) , 3.0.11 (53.8 GB)
  • Developers

    Jose-Maria Carazo, Jose Miguel de la Rosa Trevin