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Nov 01, 2007 (Vol. 27, No. 19)

Internet Resources: Organic and Biochemistry

  • Organic chemistry info
  • Incomplete delivery of content

I haven’t covered an organic chemistry site in the column for a while, so when I found this one, I jumped on it. Organized by someone with a bit of a stream-of-consciousness approach to information organization, the site is not exactly a model of hierarchy. Rather, all information appears to be focused on a single page, with hyperlinks routing users to sub-locations within the page. It would be easy to complain about a site like this if the information was not sound and useful, but such is not the case here. There is, in fact, a lot of useful information about organic chemistry to be had. The biochemistry info is a bit more limited, but shouldn’t be viewed as a major shortcoming of the site. Yes, I’d like to see this put together in a more hierarchical fashion and yes, I’d like to see a bit more extensive coverage, particularly of biochemistry, but this is a good first effort, albeit a bit unrealistic in its intended coverage of biochemistry AND organic chemistry. Worth checking out.

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*The opinions expressed are solely those of the author(s) and should not be construed as reflecting the viewpoints of the publisher, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., the publishing house, or employees and affiliates thereof.


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