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Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular & Cellular Biology

Introduction

This is a selective guide to information resources in biochemistry, microbiology, and molecular & cellular biology. Most of the print sources listed here are located in the Science & Engineering area on the second floor of the library ("Sci Ref").

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Course Guides

Databases

Use these databases to find citations or references to journal articles To read the full text of an article, see Finding Items at Fogler Library and Getting Items from Other Libraries.

  • BIOSIS Previews (1926+)
    Covers all areas of biology and the biomedical sciences. Includes citations to technical reports and other materials, and foreign-language publications.
  • MEDLINE (1946+)
    Covers all areas of clinical and experimental medicine, and supporting biological sciences. Includes foreign-language publications. See the MEDLINE Database Guide for instructions on searching the database.
  • The Prokaryotes
    Taxonomic arrangement. Also includes chapters on ecology, physiology, biochemistry, symbioses, and biotechnology.
  • PubMed (1946+)
    Includes all material available in MEDLINE, plus "in process" citations, additional life science literature, and older biomedical literature (1950-1965). Includes foreign-language publications.
  • SciFinder Scholar (1907+)
    Covers all areas of chemistry and related sciences. Includes citations to patents and other materials, and foreign-language publications.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Handbooks, Manuals, and Tables

  • Atlas of Virus Diagrams Sci Ref QR 363 A25 1995
  • Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology Sci Ref QR 81 A5 1994
  • Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Sci Ref QR 81 B46 2001
  • Biochemical Nomenclature Committees [recommendations for standardized terminology]
  • Biochemical Pathways
  • Biochemical Pathways: An Atlas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Sci Ref QP 171 B685 1999
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Compendium Sci Ref QP 514.2 P73 1989 Supp
  • Handbook of Microbiological Media Sci Ref QR 66.3 A85 2004
  • IUBMB-Nicholson Metabolic Maps, Minimaps & Animaps
  • Manual of Clinical Microbiology Sci Ref QR 46 M425 2007
  • Molecular Biology Labfax Sci Ref QH 506 B77 1998
  • OMIA - Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals
  • OMIM - Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
  • Protocol Online
  • Short Protocols in Cell Biology: A Compendium of Methods from Current Protocols in Cell Biology Sci Ref QH 585.2 S65 2004
  • Short Protocols in Molecular Biology: A Compendium of Methods from Current Protocols in Molecular Biology Sci Ref QH 506 S54 2002
  • Short Protocols in Protein Science: A Compendium of Methods from Current Protocols in Protein Science Sci Ref QP 551 S536 2003
  • The Springer Index of Viruses Sci Ref QR 360 S674 2002
  • Virus Taxonomy: Classification and Nomenclature of Viruses: Eighth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses Sci Ref QR 394 I58 2005

Zebrafish Resources

Virtual Libraries

Local Links

Questions?

Nancy Curtis, 581-1679
Science & Engineering Center, 581-1691
Reference Desk, 581-1673
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Created by: Nancy Curtis | Revised: 02/20/2014
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