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Welcome to the UR subject guide for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology!  Use this guide to learn more about the library's rich resources in the biochemical and molecular biological sciences -- you can access books, databases, journals, and websites from this page. 

I am the liaison librarian for biochemistry and molecular biology as well as many other science disciplines.  Please contact me if you need any help with your research!

                                                                                      ~ Melanie

Background Information & Key Reference Works in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Use encyclopedias and dictionaries to obtain an overview of your subject, an understanding of basic concepts, a summary of key issues, and definitions.  Articles frequently include bibliographies and may refer you to other entries on related topics:

  • AccessScience (the online edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology)
         REF Q121 .M3 2007
  • Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology
        REF QH575 .D55 2013
  • Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology
         REF QR9 .S56 2006
  • Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry
        REF QD415 .A25 E53 2004
  • Encyclopedia of Genetics
         REF QH427 .E532 2002
  • Encyclopedia of Immunology
         REF QR180.4 .E53 1998
  • Encyclopedia of Microbiology
         REF QR9 .E53 2009
  • Facts on File Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology
         REF QH575 .F33 2003
  • Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
        REF QP512 .O94 2006
  • Oxford Reference Online
  • Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia  *
         REF Q121 .V3 2008
  • Wiley Encyclopedia of Chemical Biology
        QP512 .W48 2009
     *  Also available in Science Reading Room, Gottwald

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