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View Resource Kimball's Biology Pages

This site, part of which is an adaptation of the sixth edition of Professor Emeritus John W. Kimball's Biology, is a hypertext dictionary specializing in cell and molecular biology, from absorption spectrum to zygote. Each entry may contain a definition, cross links to other definitions, or mini-essays about the topic. The mini-essays are the most effective part of the site, dealing with their...
View Resource Genomics Glossary

Because genomics is an interdisciplinary science that unites biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics, its language is diverse and includes terms not always found in dictionaries. This site from Cambridge Healthtech Institute of Massachusetts was designed to help scientists keep on top of this complex language. Loads of terms in categories such as basic genetics, functional and structural...
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....