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Biology

Background information

Dictionaries and encyclopedias

Browse the shelves using the following call numbers:

  • Biology (General): QH301 - QH705
  • Evolution: QH359 - QH425
  • Genetics: QH426 - QH470
  • Reproduction and Life: QH471 - QH531
  • Ecology: QH540 - QH549
  • Cell Biology: QH573 - QH671

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Databases

Core databases

Additional databases

Methods and techniques

These resources contain specific lab methods and techniques, often including information about the equipment and ingredients needed.

Model organisms

Arabidopsis thaliana The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) - Genetic and molecular data
Caenorhabditis elegans WormBase - information concerning the genetics, genomics and biology of C. elegans and related nematodes
Danio rerio Zebra Fish Information Network (ZFIN) - on-line database of information for zebrafish researchers
Drosophila

FlyBase - A database of Drosophila genes & genomes

FlyExpress - currently contains 100,000+ images of expression from nearly 5,000 genes and >30,000 images extracted and curated from peer-reviewed publications

Glycine max SoyBase - USDA soybean genetics database, includes molecular data regarding soybean genes and sequences
Legume species Legume Information System (LIS) - a collaborative, community resource to facilitate crop improvement by integrating genetic, genomic, and trait data across legume species
Mus musculus

Mouse Genome Database - National Institute of Genetics (Japan) database, includes a chromosome MapViewer

Mouse Genome Informatics - (MGI) international database resource for the laboratory mouse, providing integrated genetic, genomic, and biological data

Mouse Phenome Database - (MPD) enables the integration of genomic and phenomic data by providing access to primary experimental data, well-documented data collection protocols and analysis tools

Xenopus Xenbase - gives access the diverse and rich genomic, expression and functional data available from Xenopus research
Zea mays Maize Genetics and Genomics Database (MaixeGDB) - community-oriented, long-term, federally funded informatics service to researchers focused on the crop plant and model organism Zea mays

 

Taxomony

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