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Important Databases for Genetics

  • Genetics Abstracts (Proquest)
    Listed under Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts
    Coverage: all aspects of genetics.
    Indexes: journal articles and proceeding.

  • GENE-TOX - (NLM)
    Part of the National Library of Medicine TOXNET set of databases.
    Coverage: peer-reviewed mutagenicity test data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
    Indexes: EPA test data distilled from expert review of peer reviewed scientific literature.

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Nucleic Acids Abstracts (Proquest)
    Listed under Biological Sciences
    Coverage: gene manipulation, gene regulation, protein synthesis, DNA, RNA.
    Indexes: journal articles.
  • BIOSIS
    1926-
    Coverage: medicine, biomedicine, veterinary medicine, agriculture, and life sciences.
    Indexes: journals, books and conference proceedings.
  • CAB Abstracts (Ovid)
    1910 -
    Coverage: agriculture, veterinary medicine, and nutrition.
    Indexes: journal articles, proceedings, books, some European theses, and some European patents.
    CAB is the primary database for locating veterinary information.
  • CAB Direct (CABI)
    1910 -
    Coverage: agriculture, veterinary medicine, and nutrition.
    Indexes: journal articles, proceedings, books, some European theses, and some European patents.
    CAB is the primary database for locating veterinary information.
  • Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts (Proquest)
    Listed under Biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts
    Coverage: oncogene research.
    Indexes: journal articles.
  • MEDLINE (Ovid)
    Coverage: biomedical information including medicine, genetics, biochemistry and biophysics, and veterinary medicine.
    Indexes: journal articles.
    The primary focus is human medicine. Its coverage of veterinary medicine coverage is not as extensive as CAB Abstracts.
  • PUBMED
    Free MEDLINE access from the National Library of Medicine.
    PubMed also provides links to Entrez and the NCBI genetics databases and includes BioMed Central journal citations and direct article links.
  • National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
    The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) provides free access to a large number of databases for researchers in genetics and molecular biology. Information in the databases is linked to citation information in PubMed. Software programs for visualization and analysis are also made available.
  • Springer Protocols
    Over 3000 protocols related to animal and plant genetics and genomics dating from 1990 - present
  • Papers First
    Coverage: all subjects.
    Indexes: conferences, meeting and proceeding information received by The British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom.
    U.S. conferences are included if information is submitted to The British Library.
    PapersFirst can be searched by author.
  • ProceedingsFirst (OCLC)
    Coverage: all subjects.
    Indexes: conferences, meeting and proceeding information received by The British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom.
    U.S. conferences are included if information is submitted to The British Library.
  • TOXNET
    Searches several NLM databases
    Coverage: pharmacological, biochemical, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals.
    Indexes: selected books, reports, government documents, and journal articles
  • Web of Knowledge
    Coverage: the sciences, social sciences, and the arts and humanities.
    Indexes: journal articles.
    Provides access to references made in journal articles and allows location of articles which have cited a specific article.
  • Open Helix
    A search portal to find the most relevant genomics resource and training on those resources and distributes extensive and effective tutorials and training materials on the most powerful and popular genomics resources.

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