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Neuroscience Resources

Integrated, text-based search and retrieval system used at National Center for Biotechnology Information for the major databases, including PubMed, Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Complete Genomes, Taxonomy, and others.
Comprises over 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.

NCBI: Tools for data mining
The gateway to the data mining tools offered at the National Center for Biotechnology(NCBI). Includes the tools for nucleotide sequence analysis, protein sequence analysis and proteomics, structures, genome analysis, gene expression, and programming.


Allen Brain Atlas - Mouse Spinal Cord A genome-wide map of gene expression throughout the adult and juvenile mouse spinal cord, with images revealing gene expression patterns for each gene down to the cellular level.

Allen Brain Atlas – Mouse Brain  A genome-wide, three-dimensional map of gene expression in the adult mouse brain.

Allen Reference Atlases  Full-color, high-resolution, web-based digital brain atlases accompanied by a systematic, hierarchically organized taxonomy of mouse brain structures.  An interactive multiresolution brain atlas based on over 20 million megapixels of sub-micron resolution, annotated, scanned images of serial sections of both primate and non-primate brains.

LONI Atlases Accurate and representative atlases of human and non-human brain from the Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI) at the University of California at Los Angeles.

The Whole Brain Atlas   A catalog of images of the human brain, healthy and diseased. Sponsored by the Departments of Radiology and Neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, the Countway Library of Medicine, and the American Academy of Neurology.

Visible Human Project  Data set of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. From the Department of Health and Human Services, National Inst. of Health, National Library of Medicine, and LHNCBC.

Interactive atlas of the human brain by Robert E. Kingsley and Robert D. Kingsley Call Number: QP376 .K56 2007

Provides a sophisticated and dynamic view of the human brain on CD-ROM and enables the user to grasp the three dimensional relationships between brain structures. There are 175 structures are labeled in all 4000+ images, and the user has complete control over which structures will be labeled. The leaders that attach to the labels follow the structure as the user moves through the brain. This CD contains four atlases - one anatomical and three and MRI - which the user can easily switch back and forth between to compare different imaging methods. The CD also contains two self-testing methods. -
Location: Johnson Center CD-ROM - At Circulation Desk

  • APA Handbook of Human Systems Integration  State-of-the-art chapters reflect on the physical, physiological, perceptual, cognitive, and organizational considerations that affect human systems performance and discuss how the knowledge base of the field has been applied in various domains.
  • Encyclopedia of Life Sciences A free, online collaborative encyclopedia, an authoritative version of Wikipedia for biologists. It inteds to document all living species of animals, plants, and other forms of life on Earth.
  • Encyclopedia of Neuroscience Divides neuroscience into 38 subject fields and includes glossary definitions, essays and synopses of topics.
  • Handbook of neuroscience for the behavioral sciences Knowledge on how the brain affects every aspect of human behavior, development, learning, and psychological disorders
  • Springer handbook of bio-/neuroinformatics Contains 62 peer-reviewed chapters covering bioinformatics, neuroinformatics and information science.
  • A dictionary of neurological signs More than 600 structured and cross-referenced definitions are supplemented with the neuroanatomical and neurophysiological basis of each sign.
  • Brenner’s encyclopedia of genetics 2nd edition, builds on the foundation of the first edition by addressing many of the key subfields of genetics that were just in their infancy when the first edition was published.