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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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Janet Casey

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31 January 2003

Leaders and contributors

Steven Ludtke Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:stevel@alumni.caltech.edu

Software prerequisites

Required to useqscilib (distributed with EMAN source)
Source requirementQT (3.x)
Weak prerequisitePython 2.2 or later and Boost Python 2 or later (both for Python support)
Required to useFFTW
Weak prerequisiteOpen Inventor (for Open Inventor support)
Source requirementGSL
Source requirementFFTW *or* FFTWGEL
Required to uselibtiff


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