Oxymyoglobin - Physeter catodon (sperm whale)- (PDB ID 1MBO)


The tutorials below are aging. Until they are updated check out this 24 pages  PDF tutorial from Dr. Scott Eagon, Chemistry & Biochemistry Department, College of Science & Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University

ChimeraX Tutorial: PDF, [Archived PDF]

Tutorial directory: dasher.wustl.edu/bio5357/software/chimerax/


TUTORIAL 1 – CSF Chimera I: molecular graphics:

(Content last updated: April 2018 – Recompiled April 2019)  

  • UCSF ChimeraX I – overview: molecular graphics: (same content, different formats)
  • UCSF ChimeraX II – overview EM:  (same content, different formats)


  • Goddard, T. D., C. C. Huang, E. C. Meng, E. F. Pettersen, G. S. Couch, J. H. Morris, and T. E. Ferrin. 2018. “UCSF ChimeraX: Meeting modern challenges in visualization and analysis.” Protein Sci. 27 (1): 14–25. https://doi.org/10.1002/pro.3235.
  • Pettersen, E.F., Goddard, T.D., Huang, C.C., Couch, G.S., Greenblatt, D.M., Meng, E.C., and Ferrin, T.E. “UCSF Chimera – A Visualization System for Exploratory Research and Analysis.” J. Comput. Chem. 25:1605-1612 (2004). Pubmed: 15264254. DOI:10.1002/jcc.20084