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The following is a list of web sites that readers may find useful. The sites have been visited at various times by one or more of the authors. Most are located in the United States, but many provide extensive links to international sites and to databases (eg, for protein and nucleic acid sequences) and online journals. RKM would be grateful if readers who find other useful sites would notify him of their URLs by e-mail (rmurray6745@rogers.com) so that they may be considered for inclusion in future editions of this text.

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Readers should note that URLs may change or cease to exist.

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(Extensive lists of various classes of journals—biology, medicine, etc.—and offers also the most extensive list of journals with free online access.)

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National Library of Medicine: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

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(Free access to Medline via PubMed.)

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AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill: http://accessmedicine.com/features.aspx

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A subscription site containing online basic science and medical texts and many other resources.

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The Biology Project (from the University of Arizona): http://www.biology.arizona.edu/default.html

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(Contains excellent biochemical coverage of enzymes, membranes, etc.)

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Harvard University Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology Links: http://mcb.harvard.edu/BioLinks.html

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(Contains many useful links.)

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Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications: http://www.lhncbc.nlm.nih.gov/

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(Includes Profiles in Science, Genetics Home Reference, information on clinical trials, and a comprehensive guide to newborn screening codes.)

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Medical Encyclopedia in MedlinePlus: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/encyclopedia.html

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(Includes several thousand articles about diseases. Also tests, medical photographs, and illustrations.)

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(Various Biology Courses given at MIT are accessible via this web site.)

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The Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/

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(The site contains the Nobel Lectures of Nobel Prize winners and thus provides a rich source of biomedical information.)

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American Heart Association: http://www.heart.org/

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(Valuable information on nutrition, on the role of various biomolecules—eg, cholesterol, lipoproteins—in heart disease, and on the major cardiovascular diseases.)

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Cancer Genome Anatomy Project (CGAP): http://www.cgap.nci.nih.gov/

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(An interdisciplinary program that helped generate information and technical tools to assist in deciphering the molecular anatomy of the cancer cell.)

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Carbohydrate Chemistry and Glycobiology: A Web Tour: http://sciencemag.org/site/feature/data/carbohydrates.xhtml

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(Contains links to organic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, and glycobiology.)

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European Bioinformatics Institute: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/

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(Contains databases on genomes, nucleotide sequences, protein sequences, etc.)

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(A database of human genes, their products, and their involvements in disease; from the Weizmann Institute of Science.)

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(A medical genetics information resource for physicians and others with comprehensive articles [under GeneReviews] on many genetic diseases.)

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Genetics Home Reference: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

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