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UCSF ChimeraX is developed by the UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics, a Biomedical Technology Resource funded by the National Institutes of Health. NIH tracks publications that make use of our Resource and its software, and hence we appreciate your cooperation in citing the grant number and reference as described below. Thank you!

Publications include scientific papers, posters, films, videos, exhibits, and artwork. Those with images or results from ChimeraX should

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ChimeraX is the work of many individuals: ... and numerous collaborators, to whom we are grateful for thoughtful suggestions and time spent evaluating features.

Other Software

ChimeraX incorporates many publicly available software packages.