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Useful Websites for Plant Biotechnology

Vendors

ATCC
: American Type Culture Collection.
American Peptide
: Peptides and related products.
Amersham Biosciences
: Molecular biology supplies/reagents and Radioactive Materials.
Antibodies by Design
: Costom monoclonal antibodies in just 8 weeks!
Antibodies Inc.
: Various primary and secondary antibodies. Quantum Dot conjugates.
BD Biosciences
: General scientific plasticware (falcon) and Immunocytometry Systems.
Beckman Coulter
: Centrifuges, Hematology and Flow cytometry
Bio-Rad Laboratories
: Molecular biology and proteomics supplies.
Cambridge Res. Biochem.
: Custom peptide and antibody supplier specialising in Dye Labelling.
ChemicalRegister
: Online chemical buyer's giude.
Chem Service, Inc.
: Analytical Standards and chemicals in small quantities.
DakoCytomation
: Monoclonal antibodies etc.
Denville Scientific Inc.
: General scientific supplies.
DSMZ
: German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures
EMD Biosciences
: Molecular biology and proteomics supplies.
Fisher Scientific
: General scientific supplies.
Fisher Sigma/Genesis
: DNA synthesis for primers etc, custom peptides, molecular biology kits.
Integrated DNA Technol
: DNA synthesis, gene construction, antisense oligos etc.
Invitrogen
: Molecular biology products and Tissue culture (Gibco)
Jackson Immuno Lab.
: Various secondary antibodies
Millipore
: Filters and water purifiers
Molecular Probes
: Fluorescent probes
New England Biolabs
: Molecular biology enzymes and reagents.
New England Peptide
: Custom peptide synthesis
PhytoTech. Lab.
: Plant tissue culture
Plant Research Intntl
: Biotechnology (Chipís, sequencing, etc), tissue culture, consultation
Rainin
: Pipetmen
Roche Applied Sci.
LightCycler, MagNA Pure LC, Lumi-Imager, PCR
QIAGEN
: Nucleic acid and protein isolation columns and other molecular biology kits
Sigma-Aldrich
: Biological reagents and chemicals
StrataGen
: Molecular biology kits and reagents.
VWR International
: General scientific supplies.
Worthington Biochem.
: Enzymes, Biochemicals, Molecular Biology Kits and Tissue culture.

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Databases and online tools

PubMed
: Literature search engine designed for the medical community.
Ingenta
: Literature search.
Impact factors
: A Journal and article ranking system based on citations.
Biological softwares
: Various tools for Bioinformatics @ Institut Pasteur
BLAST
: Sequence search engine.
Genbank
: A collection of sequence data.
BioMedNet
: Website for biomedical researchers.
GEPAS
: Gene Expression Pateern Analysis Suite
ClustalW at CSC
: Multiple sequence alignment software for phylogenic analysis.
BOXSHADE
: Pretty shading and printing of multiple-alignment files.
ExPASy
: Expert Protein Analysis System.
BCM
: Baylor College of Medicine.
MOTIF
: Searching Protein and Nucleic Acid Sequence Motifs
Primer3
: Designing primers
WebPlasmid
: A web based plasmid drawing program
CMS-MBR
: A compendium Internet-accessible tools and resources for Molecular Biology.
AgBiotechNet
: Literature search and agricultural biotechnology information resource.
Ag Biotech Info Net
: An agricultural biotechnology issue based information site.
Natl Ag Library
: Links to several agriculture sites including AGRICOLA and AgNIC.
Natl Ag Biotech Council
: News from leading agricultural biotechnology research and teaching institutions.
Populus Genome
: Web site for integrating genomics and physiology of Populus.
BioMail
: E-mail alert of journal contents
Curr. Protocols Online
: Currently UT library has subscription to CP in Cell Biology, CP in Molecular Biology, and CP in Protein Science.
SCIRUS
: Search engine for scientific information only.
Bioinformatics.Org
: Computational resources for bioinformatic practitioners and the general public.
BiBiServ
: Bielefeld University Bioinformatics Service. GeneFisher etc.

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Free client-side softwares

NCBI
: Databases and freesoftware available from NCBI, including standalone BLAST.
Toolbox at the EBI
: Several famous softwares (BLAST, FASTA, ClustalW, MUSCLE, T-Coffee) are available in standalone format.
NetSci's Lists
: Complehensive list of softwares in Bioinformatics.
ImageJ
: ImageJ is a public domain Java image processing program inspired by NIH Image.
BioEdit
: BioEdit is a biological sequence alignment editor.
TreeView
: TreeView is a simple program for displaying phylogenies.
R
: R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
Maxima
: Maxima is a system for the manipulation of symbolic and numerical expressions.
KNIME
: Modular data exploration platform that enables the user to visually create data flows.
Bioconductor
: Bioconductor provides tools for the analysis and comprehension of genomic data.
Cytoscape
: Open source bioinformatics software platform for visualizing molecular interaction networks and integrating these interactions with gene expression profiles and other state data.

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Commercial softwares

Geneworks
Jerry fish

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Basics

Chemical Reaction
Conversions

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List of websites

Harvard Dept. MCB
Dr. Amos's
USDA Biotech Resources
Info. Systems for Biotech.

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Protocols

Current Protocols Online
Mol. Biol. Lab. Manual
Bowtell Lab Manual
List of Protocols
Protocol Collection
Mol. Biol. Help
Mol. Biol.: NWFSC
Mol. Biol.: CPC
Mol. Res. Center Inc.
Cell Biology Tech.
Botanical Protocols
ES cell Protocols
Microarray: Dr. Brown's
Cytometry
Phage Display Library
Methods in Bacteriology
Histotechnology methods
List: Dr. Howlett's
LabVelocity List

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