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Visualizing Structures with UCSF Chimera for Beginners

Chimera Basics

Learn the basic functionality of UCSF Chimera, such as loading PDB coordinates into the software, manipulating the structure in 3D, and saving your session.

Chimera Menus

Review various functions in the UCSF Chimera Menus.

Chimera Selections

Learn how to select parts of a protein structure using UCSF Chimera.

Chimera Structure Analysis

Learn how to use some of the tools of UCSF Chimera to analyze and explore a protein structure.

Chimera Structure Compare

Learn how to compare the structures of two related proteins/domains and visualize the superposed structures of these proteins/domains.