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Biochemistry

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View Resource Jena Library of Biological Macromolecules (JenaLib)

The Institute for Molecular Biotechnology (Jena, Germany) provides this repository of molecular structures, featuring selected VRML (as well as two dimensional) images of "building blocks," and "macromolecular structures." Included among the images are RNA structures from the protein database at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, as well as over 250 DNA and protein structures. Sequence and...

http://jenalib.leibniz-fli.de/IMAGE.html
View Resource The THCME Medical Biochemistry Page

Provided by Dr. Michael W. King of the Terre Haute Center for Medical Education, this stellar resource offers a wealth of biochemistry information, from the basic chemistry of biomolecules to Glycosaminoglycans and mucopolysaccharides. Designed with the undergraduate in mind, each section contains full-text descriptions of a particular subject with accompanying illustrations, tables, figures, and...

http://web.indstate.edu/thcme/mwking/
View Resource Nomenclature of Tetrapyrroles

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry's Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature has put online the text of its nomenclatural recommendations for Tetrapyrroles. These were published in 1986 but were not posted online until this year. the text includes tables, illustrations, and notes.

http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/tetrapyrrole/
View Resource Howard Hughes Medical Institute Holiday Lectures on Science

This site features a variety of holiday lectures on various science topics. Educators interested in using these free Web casts in the classroom must fill out an electronic registration form. These lectures are primarily intended for "high school students in honors and Advanced Placement biology classes," although "other high school students and undergraduates can certainly benefit from the content...

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/holiday-lectures
View Resource Skunk Defensive Secretion

Skunk Defensive Secretion is a interesting site maintained by William F. Wood from the Department of Chemistry at Humboldt State University. He explains how to remove skunk odor, the chemistry of skunk spray, the history of skunk defensive secretion research, skunk pictures, and even how to happily coexist with skunks. This is a fun, informative, and potentially olfactory friendly site.

http://users.humboldt.edu/wfwood/skunkspray.shtml
View Resource Muscle Physiology

The Muscle Physiology Lab at the University of California-San Diego provides this comprehensive source of information on the neuromuscular system. The Web site appears as a extensive menu of subtopics, each leading to pages of detailed text and diagrams. Students studying muscle structure and function should find this well-organized and authoritative resource extremely useful. The Web site also...

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/musintro/jump.shtml
View Resource Cytokines Online Pathfinder Encyclopaedia

The Cytokines Online Pathfinder Encyclopaedia (COPE) is the brainchild of Horst Ibelgaufts of Germany's Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit't Gene Center. Part super-glossary, part general guide to the "jungles, morasses, and deserts of cytokine-land," this incredibly extensive Web site helps researchers stay on top of newly identified proteins and previously identified but recently reevaluated proteins....

http://www.cells-talk.com
View Resource Reciprocal Net: Common Molecules Collection

Part of the Common Molecules Collection, this set of 3D biochemical molecule images is an educational feature from Reciprocal Net, a Web portal for crystallography research funded by the National Science Foundation and part of NSDL. The Common Molecules Collection currently offers a number of image galleries, but only a couple -- including the biochemical molecules set -- with direct life sciences...

http://www.reciprocalnet.org/edumodules/commonmolecules/
View Resource BMRB: BioMagResBank

This Web site features BioMagResBank (BMRB); the free public access depository for NMR results from peptides, proteins, and nucleic acids. Biochemists can find a collection of computer software applications used for biomolecular NMR such as Aqua and NMRView, as well as a Library of NMR Software. The website provides NMR data file conversion tools including the STAR conversion handling tool, which...

http://www.bmrb.wisc.edu/
View Resource Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Biochemistry of Metabolism

From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute comes this incredibly comprehensive website of "studio-format" courses devoted to the Biochemistry of Metabolism. For the class, each section is divided into two hour sections which are comprised of lecture, exercises (called studio exercises) and discussion. Developed and maintained by Joyce Diwan, the course is designed for "a classroom with...

http://www.rpi.edu/dept/bcbp/molbiochem/MBWeb/mb1/MB1index.h...
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