Leginon: New features and applications

Protein Sci. 2021 Jan;30(1):136-150. doi: 10.1002/pro.3967. Epub 2020 Nov 3.


Leginon is a system for automated data acquisition from a transmission electron microscope. Here we provide an updated summary of the overall Leginon architecture and an update of the current state of the package. We also highlight a few recent developments to provide some concrete examples and use cases.

Keywords: automation; cryoEM; microED.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Microscopy, Electron, Transmission*
  • Software*