Websites You Need to Bookmark
The Internet is a big place; when youre looking for biotech-related websites, where should you start? Here is our recent list of the Best Web. The BacMap genome atlas …
The Internet is a big place; when youre looking for biotech-related websites, where should you start? Here is our recent list of the Best Web.
1. The BacMap genome atlas: Large database, nice interactive maps, detailed information
The database is extensive and includes over 1,600 bacterial species (and an additional hundred or so archaebacteria). Users can search the maps by gene/protein name, genus/species/strain, keyword (from text appearing in the BioCards that accompany each entry), or metabolic pathway.
2. BitesizeBio: Great collection of useful resources, all free
Bitesizebio.com is an excellent reference website for biologists. Through its series of articles, user-submitted questions, and web seminars, BitesizeBio will turn you into the laboratory expert you’ve always wanted to be.
3. OMIM: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man: Easy to use, good tutorials, detailed information
OMIM is a rich and comprehensive resource on human genes and heritable diseases. If you long for up-to-date information about human genetics it doesn’t get much better than this site, which is updated daily.