Wikipedia gets quite a bit of attention, and the student of the molecular biological sciences regularly needs a more in-depth information resource. There’s Bruce Alberts et al.’s Molecular Biology of the Cell, Harvey Lodish et al.’s Molecular Cell Biology, and David Nelson’s Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry if you have the textbooks handy. An online compilation or virtual library is extremely useful too.
Fitting that bill for the biochemist or cell and molecular biologist is BioChemWeb. With such a resource, I’m surprised that I don’t hear many of my colleagues mention it, ever. In it, everything from tutorials to protocols to multimedia to a Who’s Who listing can be found there.
Check it out, if you haven’t already.
Also, did you know that Alberts et al.’s Molecular Biology of the Cell is celebrating 25 years, with its 5th edition out this month?