Internet Resources

Web Sites Applicable to Many Topics

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Dolan DNA Learning Center: A great site with information about DNA and genetic diseases

http://vector.cshl.org/

A particularly good set of animations are found at this site at http://vector.cshl.org/resources/BiologyAnimationLibrary.htm

Virtual Library of Genetics sponsored by the Department of Energy http://www.ornl.gov/TechResources/Human_Genome/genetics.html

Chapter 2

Electronic Scholarly Publishing: This growing resource has one of the best collections of information on the foundation of genetics. There are original papers in genetics, a book on the history of genetics, and a timeline of genetic discoveries put in the context of other historical events. http://www.esp.org/

MendelWeb: An excellent site featuring the original papers of Gregor Mendel and English translations with abundant annotations, explanations of experimental methods, and statistical analyses. http://www.netspace.org/MendelWeb/

Biology Labs On-Line Free Trial site: This site includes FlyLab, which allows you to cross different mutants of fruitflies http://www.biologylab.awlonline.com/trial.html

Interactive Punnett Square http://www.athro.com/evo/gen/punexam.html

Chapter 3

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man: An official database of human genes and genetic disorders.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Omim/

Gene Clinics: A publicly funded information resource on genetic diseases. http://www.geneclinics.org/

Center for Disease Control: Official U.S. government site, with information about many diseases and statistics.

http://www.cdc.gov

Many organizations have Web pages to help individuals affected with genetic diseases:

The National Institutes of Health has an information page on hemochro-matosis.

http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health/digest/pubs/hemochrom/hemochromato-sis.htm

The American Hemochromatosis Society also maintains a Web page. http://www.americanhs.org/

Lineages Web site. http://www.lineages.com

Many states have Web sites for their newborn-testing programs. Examples include:

Oregon (also covers Idaho, Nevada, Alaska, Delaware, Hawaii, and some military facilities).

http://www.ohd.hr.state.or.us/nbs/ Wisconsin.

http://www.slh.wisc.edu/newborn/ Chapter 4

National Center for Biotechnology Information. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

Chapter 5

BIOPHARMA—a resource on pharmaceutical products including those made via recombinant DNA technology. http://www.biopharma.com/book_contents.html

Chapter 6

Food and Drug Administration. http://www.fda.gov

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. http://www.cgiar.org

International Rice Research Institute. http://www.irri.org

Chapter 8

Occupational Safety and Health Administration. http://www.osha.gov

Chapter 11

U.S. National Germplasm resource Web page. http://www.ars-grin.gov/

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