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Scientific Journals

Bibliographic Databases

  • Pub Med – A major biomedical bibliographic database.
  • Web of Science – A citation database.
  • Scopus – A bibliographic database containing abstracts and citations for academic journal articles: Go to the author search to obtain the citation information and the “H” index. UIC has a license for the site.
  • UIC Library – It allows access to all scientific journals UIC subscribes to and more.

Bioinformatics & Computer Graphics Software

  • RCSB Protein Data Bank – A database of protein structural information. It allows search and downloading of ‘.pdb’ files
  • Pymol – A powerful and convenient open-source molecular visualization system
  • VMD – Visual Molecular Dynamics from Theoretical Biophysics Group at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for protein and protein dynamics visualization
  • RasMol – A fast and powerful visualization program for all platforms. Good for quick examination of the structure
  • Clustal Omega – Program for DNA and protein multiple sequences alignment