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RCSB Protein Data Bank A Structural View of Biology This resource is powered by the Protein Data Bank archive-information about the 3D shapes of proteins, nucleic acids, and complex assemblies that helps students and researchers understand all aspects of biomedicine and agriculture, from protein synthesis to health and disease. As a member of the wwPDB, the RCSB PDB curates and annotates PDB data. The RCSB PDB builds upon the data by creating tools and resources for research and education in molecular biology, structural biology, computational biology, and beyond. Use this website to access curated and integrated biological macromolecular information in the context of function, biological processes, evolution, pathways, and disease states.

The Biology Project: Human Biology Web Karyotyping (en Español) Play the role of a cytogenetic technician and complete three patient karyotypes, then evaluate and diagnose each patient. For classroom use, teachers can download a printable Student Worksheet (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). New Methods in Karyotyping Learn about this exciting new technique for diagnosing chromosomal abnormalities. The Blackett Family DNA Activity Use this family study to learn the concepts and techniques behind DNA profiling , interpret DNA autoradiograms, and evaluate DNA profiles to determine familial relationships

human disease database MalaCards is an integrated searchable database of human maladies and their annotations, modeled on the architecture and richness of the popular GeneCards database of human genes. MalaCards leverages GeneCards and GeneDecks and their associated genes. Each "card" contains a variety of detailed sections. For example, see our Sample Malady. MalaCards search guide This page provides information about the various MalaCards sections and tables. Field Guide to X-ray Astronomy Chemistry and the Universe Chemistry, the study of the intricate dances and bondings of low-energy electrons to form the molecules that make up the world we live in, may seem far removed from the thermonuclear heat in the interiors of stars and the awesome power of supernovas. Yet, there is a fundamental connection between them.

fastPHASE - Assets - Express Licenses - UW Center for Commercial The program fastPHASE implements methods for estimating haplotypes and missing genotypes from population SNP genotype data. Licensing Information fastPHASE is one of the many software programs and tools created at the University of Washington available through our Express Licensing Program. These agreements have standard terms and conditions that allow for rapid licensing by companies, organizations, or individuals Academic License Rediscovering Biology - Case Studies: The Genetics of Resistance to HIV Infection This case uses the example of HIV, to explore the relationships between viruses, cells and the immune system, and the role of genes in disease resistance. An animation explains PCR (polymerase chain reaction) and electrophoresis and their practical use as a genetic test. We will see how mutations in an HIV receptor confer relative reslstance to infection. We will find out how often this mutation occurs in the general population, and see data about additional mechanisms of HIV resistance.

Why Most Published Research Findings Are False Summary There is increasing concern that most current published research findings are false. The probability that a research claim is true may depend on study power and bias, the number of other studies on the same question, and, importantly, the ratio of true to no relationships among the relationships probed in each scientific field. In this framework, a research finding is less likely to be true when the studies conducted in a field are smaller; when effect sizes are smaller; when there is a greater number and lesser preselection of tested relationships; where there is greater flexibility in designs, definitions, outcomes, and analytical modes; when there is greater financial and other interest and prejudice; and when more teams are involved in a scientific field in chase of statistical significance.

The Artist Section Deformities in North American Amphibians In 1995, a group of Minnesota school children on a biology field trip were shocked by finding dozens of misshapen Northern Leopard frogs, Rana pipiens. This highly publicized incident led to an international media frenzy! Never has a herpetological phenomenon received such wide-spread publicity with such little scientific writing (or perhaps knowledge) to back it up. Within weeks the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the federal Environmental Protection Agency began a statewide survey.

Rosie Brian – Dodgy Biology Week 8, blink and you’ll have missed it! Things with the placement were definitely heating up last week. With a member of the London office (Dr Sile Lane) visiting Brussels for an extremely tight schedule of meetings and the Evidence Matters event looming closer, my ability to organise was being put to the test. First thing on Monday was to prepare a schedule for Sile and Sofie. The task: ensure Sofie and Sile meet all the desired people with enough time to cover all topics required without rushing from one meeting point to another all the while considering Sile’s arrival and departure time…easy right?

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