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2nd Window About Biotechnology
[Amgen] An informative and detailed description of what the science of Biotechnology is and does. This was originally a brochure from Amgen. It is written in an understandable fashion (middle/high school level).
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2nd Window Agriculture & Biotechnology
[Union of Concerned Scientists] This site provides extensive information on the use of biotechnology and genetic engineering in agriculture. Included is an overview of biotechnology, genetic engineering, and genetic engineering techniques. The site also discusses the advantages and benefits of genetic engineering, and those agricultural products brought about through genetic engineering techniques.
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2nd Window Animal Cloning
[AbBiotechNet] Animal cloning news items from AgBiotechNet that describe the technical progress in cloning and the growth of moral and commerical issues.
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2nd Window Bacterial Genomes
[Washingtion University Genome Sequencing Center] (WU GSC) Databases on the genomes of Salmonella typhimurium, Salmonella paratyphi A, and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
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2nd Window Beginners Guide to Molecular Biology
This site explains in simple words what are chromosomes, DNA, RNA, and a lot more.
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2nd Window Biology Hypertextbook
[MIT] An online textbook for use in learning and teaching biology and basic molecular biology.
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2nd Window Biosciences and Biotechnology at LLNL
[Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)] “Working with academia, industry, and government, we leverage the laboratory’s capabilities in the physical and engineering sciences to conduct biosciences and biotechnology research of national importance.” This site contains information about LLNL’s bioscience research which includes three main areas: genomics, disease susceptibility and prevention, and healthcare and medical device technology.
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2nd Window BioTech
[Univ. of Texas] Biotechnology-related science and educational resource links.
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2nd Window BodyMap
[Osaka University] A human and mouse gene expression data bank, collecting quantitative and qualitative information on gene expression.
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2nd Window CeleraScience
[Celera] Celera Corporations scientific home page that provides Celera and related biotechnology news and password access to the Celera Discovery System of genomic databases and analysis tools.
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2nd Window Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine
[University of Rutgers, and University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey] This is a center with research focused on structural biology, cell and developmental biology, and molecular genetics. The site contains information about the center and its research programs, faculties and sponsors.
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2nd Window dbEST: Expressed Sequence Tags database
[The National Center for Biotechnology Information] dbEST is a division of GenBank that contains sequence data and other information on “single-pass” cDNA sequences, or Expressed Sequence Tags, from a number of organisms.
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2nd Window Dendrome – A Forest Tree Genome Database
[USDA Forest Service & ARS] “Dendrome is a collection of forest tree genome databases and other forest genetic information resources for the international forest genetics community.”
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2nd Window DNA Unraveled
[Columbia U.] A collection of essays on current issues relevant to DNA and Biotechnology.
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2nd Window DOE Biological and Environmental Research Program
[U.S. Department of Energy] “The Life Sciences Division manages a diverse portfolio of research to develop fundamental biological information and to advance technology in support of DOE’s missions in biology, medicine, and the environment.” Research information on this site includes the areas of the human genome, ELSI research, structural biology, model organisms, microbial genomes, and low dose radiation research.
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2nd Window Dog Genome Project
[Univ. of California, Berkeley] The Dog Genome Project provides extensive information about the collaboration efforts in process to produce a map of the dog genome, and the information that has thus far been obtained. ?
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2nd Window E.S.P.
[Human Genome Project] The ESP site is an electronic publisher of scientific and other scholarly materials related to genetics and the Human Genome Project.
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2nd Window Gene Expression in Tooth
[The Tooth Development Group of the Developmental Biology Programme, University of Helsinki, Finland] Information about expression of different genes in the developing tooth with a graphical form of data presentation.
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2nd Window Gene Knockout
[Home Journal Library Index] Presents data describing the mouse phenotypes rendered by the knockout of genes coding for the various molecules contained within the database.
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2nd Window A Gene Map of the Human Genome
[National Institutes of Health] An online map of the human genome with links that explain many of the genes that have been identified.
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2nd Window GeneCards
[Weizmann Institute of Science ] GeneCards is a database of human genes, their products and their involvement in diseases. It offers concise information about the functions of all human genes that have an approved symbol, as well as selected others.
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2nd Window Genetic Science Learning Center
[University of Utah] This site provides information, activities, experiments and low cost equipment ideas in genetic science. Some of the sections presented are: teaching activities, science projects, experiments to do at home, news, and workshops.
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2nd Window Genome Glossary
[HGMIS, U.S. DOE] Just what it sounds like.
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2nd Window Genomes and Organisms
[Infobiogen] Numerous databases of viral, Archaea, bacterial, fungi, plant, and animal genomes.
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2nd Window Genomic Imprinting
A site designated to provide information to researchers, students and others about genomic imprinting.
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2nd Window Glossary of Genetic Terms
[NIH] A glossary of genetic terms. The glossary includes images explaining each term and an optional audio explanation.
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2nd Window Glossary of Genome Terms
[Oak Ridge National Laboratory] The first section of an alphabetical list of Biotechnology terms.
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2nd Window HealthLinks
[Univ. of Washington] A list of links to resources in various Science disciplines ranging from Biochemistry to Molecular Biotechnology.
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2nd Window HGMD: Human Gene Mutation Database
[Institute of Medical Genetics in Cardiff] Represents an attempt to collate known (published) gene lesions responsible for human inherited disease comprised of various types of mutation within the coding regions of human nuclear genes.
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2nd Window Human Genome Project Information
[ORNL] A site for information on the Human Genome Project (HGP) and on basic genetics and molecular biology.
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2nd Window Human Genome Project Information
[U.S. DOE] Explore this site for information about the U.S. and worldwide Human Genome Project.
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2nd Window Human Genome Research
[U.S. Department of Energy] The DOE web site for the Human Genome Project. It contains information on the HGP, funded projects, publications, molecular genetics primers, and links to other resources.
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2nd Window The Institute for Genome Research
[TIGR] The Institute for Genomic Research is a non-profit research institute with interests in structural, functional, and comparative analyses of genomes and gene products in viruses, eubacteria, pathogenic bacteria, archaea, and both plant and animal eukaryotes, including humans.
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2nd Window International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
[IUPAC] A database of the standards and recommendations for naming and measuring in chemistry. This site contains the joint recommendations of IUPAC and IUBMB (International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) for naming biological molecules such as amino acids, peptides, carbohydrates, etc.
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