Smith College Resources
Smith Science Library
Online journals, search engines and resources
Smith Science Center Safety Handbook & Environmental Health and Safety Office.
Center for Molecular Biology (CMB)
Smith College facility for nucleic acids research including DNA sequencing and footprinting, quantitative RT-PCR and bioinformatics.
Center for Proteomics (CFP)
Smith College facility for protein purification and sequence determination, and for other applications of state-of-the-art mass spectroscopy and tandem mass spectroscopy.
Center for Microscopy and Imaging (CMI)
Smith College facility for confocal, brightfield, and transmission and scanning electron microscopy.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Resources
American Chemical Society Resources
Search for, or compare sequences of, proteins or DNA for similarity
Database of enzymes, searchable by name, number, function, cofactors, etc.
Find enzymatic pathways by enzymes or metabolites
A great collection of tools for protein modelling and sequence/structure analysis
Source to download free protein structure display and manipulation software
ExPASy Swiss-Prot and TreMBL
One of the best databases of protein sequence/structural analysis
Entrez Protein Query
Search protein sequence and structure databases
National Center for Biochemical Information
A collection of useful links
Programs to align and compare multiple protein sequences (excellent), predict secondary structure (no worse than any other), and other useful functions
The collection of protein structures
A powerful, yet easy to use molecular visualization program.
Search engine for Medline literature database