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Biophysics Textbook On-Line
A number of book chapters and Biophysical Journal teaching articles presently available in PDF or html format (about 20). Sponsored by the Biophysical Society.

GLACTONE
Glactone is a three year project funded by the Chancellor of the University System of Georgia. The goal of this project to provide computer based resources for chemistry and biochemistry students and faculty in the State of Georgia. There are currently 9 colleges and universities making up Glactone, with Georgia State University being the lead institution.

Introduction to Macromolecular Simulation
The purpose of this tutorial is to introduce several popular numerical techniques used to simulate the structure and dynamics of biomolecules. The discussion is confined to simulation methods that apply classical mechanics to biological systems, although some quantum theory is presented to quantify some shortcomings of classical approximations. Molecular dynamics (MD) simulation, Langevin dynamics (LD) simulation, Monte Carlo (MC) simulation, and normal mode analysis are among the methods surveyed here.

Physics of biological processes
This is a physics hypertext book: it is intended as a vehicle for students in the biological and chemical sciences, enabling them to understand the physical underpinnings of their later studies. As often as possible, the systems under investigation will relate to human physiology, for there is no substitute for relevance to motivate the study of a subject.

Encyclopedia of Analytical Instrumentation (Science  Hypermedia, Inc.)
Books, Journals, Software, and other Resources / Data Acquisition and Electronics / Data Handling / Diffraction / Electrochemistry / Gravimetry / Imaging / Mass Spectrometry / Materials & Surface Analysis / Optics / Sensors / Separations / Spectroscopy / Standards / Thermal Methods / Titration

The second law of thermodynamics
This site shows that some ancient questions about "things going wrong" in our lives have surprisingly simple answers in modern basic chemistry (even things happening to us which cause that painful cry of "Why me?")

Microelectrode Techniques
The full text of this vital textbook - 450 pages of practical and theoretical discussion and teaching materials on the latest developments in electrophysiology. The first Plymouth 'Microelectrode Techniques' workshop was held in April 1984. Interest in this subject area was very high and the workshop was greatly oversubscribed. The workshop has been updated and repeated many times since, and this handbook arose out of the need to further disseminate the knowledge assembled by the leading experts in this field. This year's course (1999) is being held in September, and you can find full details here.

Biochemistry

HordeNet
The information provided on this site is a service of the Hardy Research Group, Department of Chemistry, The University of Akron. Site contains educational information on general-, organic- and biochemistry.  Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry I and II page is included in Virtual Classroom of this site.

Amino Acid Information
Some information about various properties of Amino Acids

THCME Medical Biochemistry Course
Medical Biochemistry Course Guide Indiana University School of Medicine Terre Haute Center for Medical Education

NetBiochem
NetBiochem is intended to be a complete Medical Biochemistry center which can be accessed over a computer network. The distinction of this course is a lot of information in Tables.

Metabolic Pathways of Biochemistry,
the online reference of metabolism for students, scientists, and the world. This site is designed to graphically represent (with schemes and 3D models) all major metabolic pathways, primarily those important to human biochemistry.

Biochemistry 623. ADVANCED GENERAL BIOCHEMISTRY. Spring 1999
Detailed course.

Biothermodynamics and Mathematical Modeling

The Metabolic Control Analysis Web
These web pages contain a brief electronic review of metabolic control analysis (MCA) by P. Mendes.

Guide to metabolic control analysis. Fundamentals of Enzyme Kinetics
These pages are based closely on Chapter 10 of Fundamentals of Enzyme Kinetics (Athel Cornish-Bowden, 1995, Portland Press, London).

Metabolic control analysis FAQ
This page is intended as an elementary introduction to metabolic control analysis for people who have heard of metabolic control analysis but have very little idea of what it is.

Introduction to Macromolecular Simulation
The purpose of this tutorial is to introduce several popular numerical techniques used to simulate the structure and dynamics of biomolecules. The discussion is confined to simulation methods that apply classical mechanics to biological systems, although some quantum theory is presented to quantify some shortcomings of classical approximations. Molecular dynamics (MD) simulation, Langevin dynamics (LD) simulation, Monte Carlo (MC) simulation, and normal mode analysis are among the methods surveyed here.

METABOLOMICS IN ABERYSTWYTH
Whilst there is much current interest in the genome-wide analysis of cells at the level of transcription (to define the 'transcriptome') and translation (to define the 'proteome'), the third level of analysis, that of the 'metabolome', has been curiously unexplored to date. The term 'metabolome' refers to the entire complement of all the small molecular weight metabolites inside a cell suspension (or other sample) of interest. It is likely that measurement of the metabolome in different physiological states will in fact be much more discriminating for the purposes of functional genomics.

Computers for Biochemists & Molecular Biologists. Course of lectures
This course is being developed by B. Tracy Nixon (btn1@psu.edu). Two prior versions were offered in the Fall of 1995, 1996 and 1997. It is being offered again in the Fall of 1998 in two sections.

Simulation of metabolic systems (by Pedro Mendes)
Work in the following areas: 1. Construction of a biochemical kinetics simulation program (GEPASI). 2. Usage of simulation to study protein-protein interactions, more specifically metabolite channelling 3. simulation of heterogeneous spatio-temporal biochemical models. Another area actively involved is Metabolic Control Analysis. MCA can be used both to analyze experimental results and to characterize results from simulations.

GEPASI (developed by Pedro Mendes)
a user- friendly MS- Windows computer program to simulate the dynamics of biochemical systems, with an emphasis on the steady- state properties of pathways containing enzymes that interact by transferring their intermediate metabolite directly (metabolic channelling).

Bioenergetics and biomembranology

Mitochondria Studies
The experiments on mitochondria, described here, were designed to augment the student's understanding of how mitochondria function, while providing a hands-on experience. The recommended studies have been carried out successfully on preparations from rat liver.

3D model gallery
You can find here Rat Liver Mitochondrion 3D model and several other interesting models

Lectures on biological energy conversion (Biophysics 354)
Introduces and explores the major mechanisms of energy conversion in biology, with particular emphasis on respiratory and photosynthetic bioenergetics, and the physic-chemical tools required to describe these processes.

Oxidative Phosphorylation Home Page
These pages describe how mitochondria use the energy from substrate oxidation to drive the synthesis of ATP from ADP and inorganic phosphate. The system also powers many cellular transport processes.

bc1 complex site 
This site contains information, links, pictures, and down-loadable materials based on research on the bc1 complex. This group of electron transfer enzymes,- generally known as bc1 complexes in mitochondria, bacterial respiratory chains and photosynthetic bacteria, or b6f complexes in the photosynthetic chains of oxygenic photosynthesis,- carries the main flux of energy through the biosphere

Complex I Home Page
The purpose of this site is to provide general information regarding complex I (NADH quinone oxidoreductase) to researchers in the field of bioenergetics as well as to those who are simply curious about what this enzyme complex does.

Brdiczka Laboratory
University of Konstanz, Faculty of Biology, Brdiczka Laboratory. Scientific work concentrates on: Energy transfer and signal transduction between mitochondria and cytosol. On this site you can find some great  related educational software.

Mitochondrial Disease Information
The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation. Glossary of Terms. Literature Reviews. Mitochondria and Disease. Mitochondrial Disease Descriptions. Mitochondrial Disease Publications by UMDF. UMDF Medical Article Database and Library.

Organic Chemistry

HordeNet
The information provided on this site is a service of the Hardy Research Group, Department of Chemistry, The University of Akron. Site contains educational information on general-, organic- and biochemistry.  Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry I and II page is included in Virtual Classroom on this site.

Bacteriology

The Department of Bacteriology. University of Wisconsin-Madison.
There are several very detailed courses and textbooks on Bacteriology  (including materials on Thermophillic bacteria)

MICROBIOLOGY 401. Microbial Physiology course.
(Fall, 1996). Detailed information.

Molecular Biology

Molecular biology Hypertextbook
This hypertextbook is designed to supplement the course materials of 7.01 (MIT Introductory Biology) and give you additional tools to learn introductory molecular biology. The 7.01 hypertextbook is organized in a very straightforward manner and contains a variety of components designed to be used independently or together to facilitate your understanding of introductory molecular biology

Molecular Biology and Cellular Regulation course
1999. Instructor: Dr. Frank Pugh

Biotechnology Areas
Brief description of various Biotechnology areas (with links to some companies): Biotechnology (General), Molecular Biology, Sequence Search and Analysis, Software, Tutorials, Biochemistry, Protein Purification, Tutorials, Software, Biophysics, Photosynthesis, Scientific Analysis/Modeling, Molecular Modeling, Software, Bioinformatics, Sequence Search and Analysis, Structure Search and Analysis