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University of Nebraska Medical Center

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.mtz File

What is it for?

This file stores all parameters related to the evaluation of the 1 degree course scanned images.

Who generates it?




How is it formatted?

The MTZ file format is part of the  is common and can be read by most image editing software.  A detailed description of the format can be found at http://spec.ch.man.ac.uk/prog_man/ccp4/mtzlib.html.  In order for BEAM-ish to properly interpret the MTZ file it must be generated by an executable compiled for the same system BEAM-ish is running on.