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3D particle reconstruction package

EMAN is a scientific image processing suite designed mainly to perform single-particle reconstructions of individual molecules. In this method, a transmission electron microscope is used to collect images of thousands of individual molecules. A complex series of algorithms then turns the individual 2D images into a high-resolution 3D structure of the molecule. The core of EMAN is a C++ based scientific image processing library.


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey31 January 2003

Leaders and contributors

Steven Ludtke Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Source requirement GSL
Required to use qscilib (distributed with EMAN source)
Weak prerequisite Python 2.2 or later and Boost Python 2 or later (both for Python support)
Weak prerequisite Open Inventor (for Open Inventor support)
Source requirement FFTW *or* FFTWGEL
Required to use FFTW
Source requirement QT (3.x)
Required to use libtiff

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 March 2017.


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