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Atkins, de Paula & Friedman: Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change 2e

Focus 8

Databases

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
www.hbcpnetbase.com/
Data may be accessed after purchasing a personal or institutional subscription.

Thermophysical Properties of Fluid Systems
http://webbook.nist.gov/chemistry/fluid/
This is a section of the NIST Chemistry webbook

Database of Macromolecular Movements
http://molmovdb.org
A collection of movies describing motions in proteins and other macromolecules. Also available are freeware and server-based tools for structural analysis.

NDB
http://ndbserver.rutgers.edu/
A database of nucleic acid structures.

RCSB Protein Data Bank
www.rcsb.org/pdb
A database of structures of proteins obtained by X-ray diffraction or NMR spectroscopy. For best viewing of the three-dimensional structures, install a molecular visualization plug-in (such as MDL Chime, Protein Explorer, or RasMol).

WebElements Periodic Table of the Elements
http://www.webelements.com/webelements/scholar/index.html
Interactive periodic table of the elements, with extensive tabulation of physical and chemical properties.

MatWeb
http://www.matweb.com/
An online database of thermochemical and rheological properties of materials of interest to industrial chemists and chemical engineers.

Tutorials

Ideal and Real Gas Laws
www.towson.edu/~ladon/gases.html
Shows how to use equations to calculate unknowns.

Deviation from Ideal
http://chemed.chem.purdue.edu/genchem/topicreview/bp/ch4/deviation5.html
Explains the deviations of gases from ideal behaviour.

Software

Pressure Conversion Online
www.convert-me.com/en/convert/pressure
Converter for different units of pressure.

AMBER Server: Molecular Mechanics over the Web
http://amber.scripps.edu/index.html
This free interactive utility allows the user to predict the secondary structure of a polypeptide by molecular mechanics simulations using the AMBER force field.

CORINA
www.molecular-networks.com/online_demos/corina_demo.html
Interactive molecule builder and energy minimizer.

PredictProtein
www.predictprotein.org/
A web-based service for prediction of protein structures.

Protein Explorer
www.umass.edu/microbio/chime/pe/protexpl/frntdoor.htm
A free browser plug-in for molecular visualization, based on RasMol.

RasMol
www.umass.edu/microbio/rasmol/
A free browser plug-in for molecular visualization.

Virtual Molecular Dynamics Laboratory
http://polymer.bu.edu/wamnet.html
A collection of free programs and interactive Java applets.