Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, CSUSM

Sajith Jayasinghe

Nutrition:

     •     http://www.glycemicindex.com: A database of glycemix index and glycemic load.

     •     http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/pyramids.html: A (better alternative to the confusing USDA?) food pyramid from Harvard university.

     •     http://www.mypyramid.gov: The customizable food pyramid from the USDA.

     •     http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/transfat.html: Information on trans fats from the FDA.

     •     http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/courses/ns421/BMR.html: Information on the BRM at Cornell.

     •     http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/Exercise.htm: Information on metabolic needs and exercise at Harvard.



Proteins:

     •     Memebrane proteins:

     ◦     http://blanco.biomol.uci.edu/MemPro_resources.html: Resources relating to membrane proteins including MPEx (Membrane Protein Explorer), and MPtopo (the Membrane Protein Topology Database).

     

     •     Prediction methods:

     ◦     http:/blanco.biomol.uci.edu/mpex: Membrane Protein Explorer (MPEx), for the prediction of membrane protein transmembrane segments.

     

     •     Visuallization and dynamics:

     ◦     http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/: Visulal Molecular Dynamics (VMD), a molecular visualization program.

     ◦     http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/namd/: NAMD, for scalable molecular dynamics.

     ◦     http://pymol.sourceforge.net/: PyMol, a python based molecular visualization tool.

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