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[, Inc.] 4Biotech is a general information resource with topics in biotech stocks, information and resources, and organizations.

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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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Agriculture Internet Resources
[Agriculture Network Information Center] A directory of agriculture-related internet resources.

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Bio Online
A leading web resource for the life sciences, Bio Online also features a store, career center, corporate profiles, and events.

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[New Mexico State University] The Biotechnology ABreviation and ACronym Uncovering Service is a searchable database of abbreviations and acronyms in Biotechnology that contains terms in such categories as: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Computers and Internet, Diseases, Grants, Journals, Laboratories, Medicine, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Neuroscience, Other Organizations, Professional Societies, and US Government.

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A database of Biology and Chemistry related links. The links are divided into categories, some of which are Biotechnology, Biochemistry, general Biology, and Organic Chemistry. Each category is subdivided into informational sites and tutorials. The database also includes sites with relevant journals, lab safety, and careers.

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Biocompare, The Consumer Guide for the Life Scientist, offers information such as technical specs, prices, and peer reviews of life science products and services (including Bioinformatics). Biocompare also offers information
about the latest technologies in the life science community and provides scientists with a list of companies that offer discounts for setting up new laboratories.

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Aggregate information resource for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical community, also providing e-commerce solutions, tools, timely information, comprehensive resources, and unique software offerings.

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Biology Overview
[U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)] Extensive resource including research, publications, and information on available grants.

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BioPharmaceutical Tecnology Center Institute
[Promega Corporation and Ophidian Pharmaceuticals, Inc.] (BTCI) A non-profit organization which facilitates science, technology, nature discovery, and arts programs for children and young adults. BTCI also offers training in biotechnology and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, promotes the exchange of information between industry, educators, and the general public.

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Bioresearch Online
Bioresearch Online is a “professional community” that offers information about biotechnology products, careers and training, internet resources, and news.

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[] A broad site dealing with biotechnology, BioSpace has information on breaking biotech news, investing, companies, biotech communities, industry, and marketplace resources.

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Biotech — Boom Or Bust
(Michael Gough) An informational article on biotechnology and the biotechnology process.

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BioTech Life Science Dictionary
[U of Texas] A searchable dictionary of over 6,700 terms mainly related to biotechnology, biochemistry, botany, cell biology, and genetics.

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Biotechnology News. Filtered Daily.
[Corante] An independent news service tracking developments in biotechnology. With links to related resources and a daily email newsletter.

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Biotechnology Outreach Program
[Univ. of California, Berkeley] This is a grouping of information designed to increase public understanding of biotechnology.

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Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
[Wiley InterScience] Online content service delivering full text of over 300 leading scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, major reference works, Current Protocols laboratory manuals, etc.

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[Food and Drug Administration] This is a consumer oriented site with links to FDA regulation information. Topics include transgenic foods, Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, xenotransplantation, drug development and other biotechnology issues.

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Gene Browser
[Nature Technology Corporation] A comprehensive site with links to information and resources in biotechnology and bioinformatics. The large number of resource categories include academic sites, conferences, employment, genomics, proteins, grants & contracts, intellectual property, methods & protocols, software, and venture capital.

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Gesellschaft fur Biotechnologische Forschung mbH
A German biotech center. This site contains information on their research in microbiology, natural products, cell and immune biology, molecular biotechnology, biochemical engineering, and structure research.

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Molecular Biology Gateway
[Horizon Scientific Press] A collection of links including journals, Internet for the molecular biologist, software sites, newsgroups, genomes and databases, institutes and organizations, and commercial sites.

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National Institutes of Health
[U.S. Department of Health and Human Services] “The NIH mission is to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. NIH works toward that mission by: conducting research in its own laboratories; supporting the research of non-Federal scientists in universities, medical schools, hospitals, and research institutions throughout the country and abroad; helping in the training of research investigators; and fostering communication of medical information.” This site provides information on health, news and events, grants and funding, scientific resources, and more.

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National Technical Information Service
[U.S. Department of Commerce] This site contains scientific, technical, and engineering information produced by or for the U.S. Government and complementary material from international sources.

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Principles of Biotechnology
[Iowa State Univ.] A webpage that defines and gives examples of the use of biotechnology. It also describes the processes found in biotechnology.

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[ Institutions] is an alliance between six different universities, spanning five continents that aims to provide a bioinformatics education to interested students everywhere, regardless of background. The site contains a global, unified bioinformatics learning environment (GLOBULE) made up of modular courses in the disciplines of genomics, bioinformatics, and medical informatics.

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