EMD-2108 Experiments and Validation

HRV2 empty 135S particle

Single particle reconstruction
Overview of EMD-2108
Sample name: HRV2 135S empty particle
Organism: Human rhinovirus 2
Related EM entries by publication: EMD-2106, EMD-2107, EMD-2109

Map parameters

Recommended contour level: 1.37 (author)
Number of grid points: 244 × 244 × 244
Voxel size: 1.89 × 1.89 × 1.89 Å
Minimum density: -2.997
Maximum density: 4.074
Average density: 0.064
Standard deviation: 0.525

Sample information

Sample name: HRV2 135S empty particle
Virus: Human rhinovirus 2

Validation information

Experimental information


Image processing

Applied symmetry: I
Software: Xmipp
Number of particles: 2976
Reconstruction protocol: Projection Matching
CTF correction: Phase flipping & amplitude decay correction


Initial atomic model: 3TN9
Used chains: 1, 2, 3
Fitting software: URO
Fitting protocol: rigid body
Target criteria: CC
Refinement space: RECIPROCAL
Details: Protocol: Rigid body. The asymmetric unit was initially treated as a single rigid body and then refined, treating each subunit as an independent rigid body


Microscope model: FEI TECNAI F30
Electron source: FIELD EMISSION GUN
Electron dose (e/A**2): 20.0
Nominal CS (mm): 2.00
Nominal magnification: 71949.0
Defocus max (nm): 3,500.00
Defocus min (nm): 800.00
Number of images: 186
Sampling interval (μm): 15.0


Specimen state: particle
Buffer: 50 mM sodium borate
Specimen support: R 1.2/1.3 Quantifoil grids
Apparatus: LEICA EM GP
Cryogen: ETHANE
Humidity: 80
Protocol: Using a Leica EM Grid Plunger, sample was applied per grid in a humidified chamber, left for 30 s, blotted for 0.8 s and plunge-frozen