Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
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Biochemistry Call Numbers
The Library Catalog provides a call number and location for each physical item. The call number consists of an alphanumeric string based on the Library of Congress classification system. View an example of how to read a call number.
Materials on Biochemistry reside primarily in the QD call number area. Specific topics follow.
QD 415-436 Biochemistry
QH 506 Molecular Biology
Where to Start
To gather background information about a topic try a dictionary, encyclopedia or general database to get articles about a subject.
- The IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology Also known as the "Gold Book" this is a collection of nearly 7,000 terms. with authoritative definitions, spanning the whole range of chemistry.
- Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Definitions for selected terms from Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Immunology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Systems Biology, and Toxicology. Over 21,000 main entries. Limited to five UMass users at one time.
- Kirk Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology Comprehensive articles on topics in chemistry and chemical engineering, with bibliographies. Current.
- Encyclopedia Britannica Online The classic general encyclopedia, a good starting point for all kinds of research. Includes a thesaurus and links to BBC and NYT for current news.
- Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology
- Academic Search Premier A good starting point: articles from key journals in many scholarly disciplines, with some trade journals and magazines, 1975-present.
- Expanded Academic ASAP Articles from scholarly and general-interest periodicals relating to the humanities, social sciences, and non-technical general sciences, 1980-present.
- CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online version of the 88th edition of this indispensable reference for chemical and physical data. Current
- Springer Handbook of Enzymes Descriptions of some 5,000 enzymes and their application areas. Data sheets are arranged in their EC-Number sequence and the volumes are arranged according to enzyme classes.
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