Rxivist combines preprints from bioRxiv with data from Twitter to help you find the papers being discussed in your field. Currently indexing 70,186 bioRxiv papers from 306,470 authors.
Electron cryo-microscopy (cryoEM) is now a powerful tool in determining atomic structures of biological macromolecules under nearly natural conditions. The major task of single-particle cryoEM is to estimate a set of parameters for each input particle image to reconstruct the three-dimensional structure of the macromolecules. As future large-scale applications require increasingly higher resolution and automation, robust high-dimensional parameter estimation algorithms need to be developed in the presence of various image qualities. In this paper, we introduced a particle-filter algorithm for cryoEM, which was a sequential Monte Carlo method for robust and fast high-dimensional parameter estimation. The cryoEM parameter estimation problem was described by a probability density function of the estimated parameters. The particle filter uses a set of random and weighted support points to represent such a probability density function. The statistical properties of the support points not only enhance the parameter estimation with self-adaptive accuracy but also provide the belief of estimated parameters, which is essential for the reconstruction phase. The implementation of these features showed strong tolerance to bad particles and enabled robust defocus refinement, demonstrated by the remarkable resolution improvement at the atomic level.
- Downloaded 1,135 times
- Download rankings, all-time:
- Site-wide: 6,657 out of 70,186
- In biophysics: 188 out of 2,988
- Year to date:
- Site-wide: 27,766 out of 70,186
- Since beginning of last month:
- Site-wide: 25,357 out of 70,186
Downloads over time
Distribution of downloads per paper, site-wide
- 18 Dec 2019: We're pleased to announce PanLingua, a new tool that enables you to search for machine-translated bioRxiv preprints using more than 100 different languages.
- 21 May 2019: PLOS Biology has published a community page about Rxivist.org and its design.
- 10 May 2019: The paper analyzing the Rxivist dataset has been published at eLife.
- 1 Mar 2019: We now have summary statistics about bioRxiv downloads and submissions.
- 8 Feb 2019: Data from Altmetric is now available on the Rxivist details page for every preprint. Look for the "donut" under the download metrics.
- 30 Jan 2019: preLights has featured the Rxivist preprint and written about our findings.
- 22 Jan 2019: Nature just published an article about Rxivist and our data.
- 13 Jan 2019: The Rxivist preprint is live!