BIOSCI - Bionet Electronic Newsgroup - http://www.bio.net/
Promotes communication between professionals in the
biological sciences. Includes related resource links. From Stanford
Bioresearch Online - http://www.bioresearchonline.com/
Virtual community for the bioresearch and life
sciences industry featuring daily news, product updates, discussion
forums, and online chat with information on manufacturing,
technology, equipment, supplies, software, and careers.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education - http://www.bambed.org/
Journal launched to promote educational aspects,
with short reviews, preparation for lectures, seminars, student
presentations and laboratory experiments from Stanford University.
Protein Data Base Educational Resources - http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/education.html
Directory of educational sites that are appropriate
for many ages, including elementary and post-graduate students.
Tutorials in Molecular Biology - http://www.lsic.ucla.edu/ls3/tutorials/
Graphical demonstrations of molecular processes and
techniques from UCLA. Requires at least Netscape 3.01 with Shockwave
Cell Death Society - http://celldeath-apoptosis.org/#Next%20meeting
Lists of meetings related to apoptosis and
programmed cell death. Includes contacts for membership based in
Emerging Area of Aging Research: Long-lived Animals with Negligible
Senescence - http://www.agelessanimals.org/
Article on centenarian species and rockfish project
from Portland, OR.
Apoptosis Bioinformatics Database - http://www.apoptosis-db.org/
A resource for apoptosis researchers from The
Natural Environmental Research Council - UK - http://www.nerc.ac.uk
News involving NERC, funding opportunities, details
of NERC funded science and research centers.
Photosynthesis Center - http://photoscience.la.asu.edu/photosyn/default.html
The Photosynthesis Center at Arizona State
University is a multidisciplinary group doing research in several
areas of photosynthesis. Also, links to many other related sites.
Utah State University Crop Physiology Lab - http://www.usu.edu/cpl/
The CPL is primarily funded by NASA and most
research is dedicated towards optimizing the growth of several plant
species, including wheat, soybean, rice, lettuce, tomatoes, radishes,
and carrots for use in bio-regenerative life support systems. The
lab is also involved in several non-NASA related research projects,
including phytoremediation and phytotoxicity experiments.
Photosynthesis Chapter of MIT Hypertext Biology Textbook - http://web.mit.edu/esgbio/www/ps/psdir.html
Basic introduction to plant photosynthesis, includes
brief explanations of the biochemistry involved.
The European Molecular Biology Organization - http://www.embo.org/
Meetings, fellowships, publications, society news
International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - http://iubmb.unibe.ch/
Mission, organization, activities and other
information maintained by the University of Bern, Switzerland
British Biochemical Society - http://www.biochemsoc.org.uk/
Meetings, membership information, publications
FEBS-Federation of European Biochemical Societies - http://www.febs.unibe.ch/
FEBS is the Federation of the Societies of
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 33 countries within the
Association of Clinical Biochemists - http://www.acb.org.uk/
Aims to promote the advancement of clinical
biochemistry in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
BioScience 2005 - http://www.bioscience2005.org/
Subtitled 'from molecules to organisms', includes
lipids, structure related to function, cell signaling outwards and
inwards, gene regulation, processing and interference, energy
generation and ethics, education and employment. Five day conference
held by the Biochemical Society in Glasgow, Scotland.
FEBS-IUBMB Conference 2005 - http://www.febs-iubmb-2005.com/
Details of congress held for six days in Budapest,
ISMB 2004 - http://www.iscb.org/ismbeccb2004/
12th International Conference on Intelligent Systems
for Molecular Biology, with the European Conference on Computational
Biology (ECCB), in conjunction with Genes, Proteins and Computers
VIII. Held for five days at the University of Glasgow, Scotland.
Genomes to Life - http://doegenomestolife.org/
The US Department of Energy at Oak Ridge program for
research in moleular biology: goals and results.
Mammary Genome Anatomy Project - http://mammary.nih.gov/
Forum to integrate various aspects of mammary gland
biology, including cellular and developmental aspects, and to
promote collaborations and the exchange of ideas, knowledge and
resources at NIH, Maryland.
Serial Analysis of Gene Expression - http://www.sagenet.org/
Explanation of Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (SAGE),
a method for analysis of gene expression patterns.
Gene Expression: Transcription - http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/T/Transcription.html
Resource for transcription events during gene
formation including schematic diagrams.
Gene Expression - http://www.gnxp.com
Independent forum for discussion of gene expression.
Genetic Code - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetic_code
Wikipedia article on the relationship between the
nucleic acid base sequence and the corresponding polypeptide amino
Transcription - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transcription_%28genetics%29
Wikipedia article: in genetics the process by which
a DNA sequence is converted to a corresponding RNA sequence.
Water Structure and Behavior - http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/water/
The importance of water in determining the 3D
structure of biomolecules, polysaccharide hydration, and
glycosylated proteins and nucleotides. Maintained at the School of
Applied Science, South Bank University, London, UK.
American Society of Clinical Pathologists - http://www.ascp.org/
ASCP, membership, Board of Registry, programs,
publications and general information.
American Association of Blood Banks - http://www.aabb.org/
An international association of blood banks that
supports high standards of medical, technical and administrative
performance, scientific investigation, clinical application and
Duke University Medical Center Online - http://www.mclibrary.duke.edu/
Duke University Medical Center Online Lab Manual
System. Enter a test name for normal values and interpretations.
American Association for Clinical Chemistry - http://www.aacc.org/
An international scientific/medical society of
clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists
and other individuals involved with clinical chemistry and other
clinical lab oratory science-related disciplines.
UCSD Biochemical Genetics - http://biochemgen.ucsd.edu/
List of Biochemical Genetics laboratory services.
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science - http://www.ascls.org/
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
AfCS-Nature Signaling Gateway - http://www.signaling-gateway.org/
Joint resource from Alliance for Cellular Signaling,
featuring meetings, workshops, primary research papers, reviews,
database of molecules and protein data, updated in Durham, NC and
editorial office at Nature Publishing Group, London, UK. Full access
Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - http://stke.sciencemag.org/
Resources in the field offered by Science Online.
Requires registration, and subscription fee for most content.
Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. - http://www.cellsignal.com/
Phospho-specific Antibodies and other Innovative
Discovery Tools for Cell Signaling Research.
Protein Kinase Resource - http://pkr.sdsc.edu/html/index.shtml
Compendium of information on the protein kinase
family of enzymes.
Cell Signalling - http://www.ludwig.ucl.ac.uk/cellsig_html/index.htm
Research focused on phosphoinositide 3-kinases, in
lipid phosporylation within cell membranes. Phospholipids initiate
cascades for cellular activities. Related links to groups at the
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, London, UK.
Methods and Techniques
Folding@home - http://folding.stanford.edu/
It is a distributed computing project which studies
protein folding, misfolding, aggregation, and related diseases.
Pande Group - http://www.stanford.edu/group/pandegroup/
Folding simulations for fusion peptides, proteins
and RNA with aim of predicting structure from genome by research at
Stanford University, California.
Ghemical - http://www.uku.fi/~thassine/ghemical/
An easy-to-use molecular editor and modeling package
with all-atoms molecular mechanics, reduced protein models and links
to many common chemistry programs. Ghemical is released under the
GNU GPL and includes source code.
IMB Jena Image Library of Biological Macromolecules - http://www.imb-jena.de/IMAGE.html
Resource for visualization and analysis of
3D-biopolymer structures; proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates,
and small molecule ligands. Combines experimental and computer
generated models, maintained in Germany.
TINKER - http://dasher.wustl.edu/tinker/
A free molecular modeling package for molecular
mechanics and dynamics, with some special features for biopolymers.
Distributed as source code and as binaries for Windows9x, Linux and