Links to other on-line resources
Principle sources of Drosophila information
Developmental biology resources
Genome and bioinformatics links
Multiple Resource Sites
resources of NCBI
Major databases include PubMed, nucleotide
and protein sequences, protein structures, complete genomes and taxonomy.
ExPASy Molecular Biology Server -
proteomics server of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Databases include Swiss-Prot and TrEMBL,
PROSITE, SWISS-2DPAGE and SWISS-3DIMAGE.
Resources of the Sanger Institute
Database resources include (1) Pfam, a
protein families database, (2) Rfam, an RNA families database of alignments,
(3) Wormbase, a C. elegans genome
database browser, and (4) SRS, a sequence retrieval system.
Ensembl Genome Browser - Sanger
BLAST server and sequence retrieval for
several species, including human, chimp, mouse, rat, zebrafish, fugu,
mosquito, fruitfly, C. elegans and C.
Canadian Bioinformatics.ca Links Directory A compendium of tools and resources for
Protein - National Library of Medicine
Along with Entrez
Nucleotide, a redundant database of sequences providing citations and
other relevant links
GeneCards - Weizmann
Institute of Science A database of human genes, their products
and their involvement in diseases
Genomic resources - Sanger Institute NCBI BLAST server Tools for recovery of protein and nucleic
Georgetown University iProClass Protein Information Resources
Protein Data Bank: RCSB Worldwide repository for the processing and distribution of 3-D biological macromolecular structure data
SwissProt - Swiss
Institute of Bioinformatics
A curated protein sequence database, which
strives to provide a high level of annotation, a minimal level of redundancy and high level of integration with other database.
Bioinformatics - Genome Bioinformatics Group of UC Santa Cruz Human Genome and Human Gene Family Browsers
Pairwise and multiple sequence alignment - EMBL-EBI
Gene Ontology and GO Annotations
Gene family and gene specific sites
WormBase Accurate, current, accessible information
concerning the genetics, genomics and biology of C.
elegans and some related nematodes
WormAtlas Behaviorial and structural analysis of C. elegans
Caenorhabditis Genetics Center Searchable database of all available strains
RNAi Database Data from RNAi studies
dictyBase - central resource for Dictyostelid genomics
Genome Database - comprehensive integrated biological information for the budding yeast
Echinobase - a comparative genomics platform for the echinoderm clade
Xenbase - University of Calgary Includes a BLAST tool, gene expression
patterns, and compilation of literature
General biology, science and educational sites
Drosophila: Small fly, BIG impact - Part 1 (Why the fly?) From The Manchester Fly Facility VIDEO
Drosophila: Small fly, BIG impact - Part 2 (Making research fly) From The Manchester Fly Facility VIDEO
droso4schools Online resources for school lessons using the fruit fly Drosophila
Biology Labs On-Line - Includes Virtual Fly Lab - perform your own crosses
Science News for Kids
Understanding Evolution - Your one-stop source for information on evolution - University of California, Berkeley
Teaching Degree Programs - Over 7000 bachelor, master and doctorate programs
Affordable Colleges Online: Academic support, financial aid and online degree resources
MIT Open Courseware
Open Culture Free Online Courses
90+ Free Online Courses from Harvard, Stanford, & Other Top Colleges
Coursera - Global partnership for online studies
Electronic Zoo / NetVet - Invertebrate Page - Wash. U St. Louis
BIOZONE: Bio Links
Martindale's 'Bioscience & Biotechnology Center'
The Scientist: The Newspaper for the Life Sciences Professional
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Frank Potter's Science Gems - Life Science I
Force and Motion: A great outline on the laws of motion and velocity.
Oceanography: Provides exercises to help students better understand physical oceanography from The University of Maine / School of Marine Sciences.
Meteorology: Great classroom activities for understanding all aspects of meteorology, including precipitation, hurricanes, and fronts from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Living Things: Provides an outline of the classification of organisms from Georgia State University.
HyperPhysics: Physics from Georgia State Univerisity.
Genetics: Outlines the basics of genetics and heredity, and also tackles interesting subjects such as stem cell research and cloning from the University of Utah.
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