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Biochemistry: Finding articles / Databases

Quick access to full text articles

1)  Follow the full-text link from databases, OR
2) Search A-Z list of e-journals by journal title, OR
3)  Search article titles on Google Scholar  

Requesting books and articles not available in SU Libraries

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Key databases for Biochemistry

Scopus from Elsevier is a comprehensive abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and features tools to track, analyse and visualize research
Training material

Web of Science
Web of Science provides access to Science Citation Index and Journal Citations Reports. Features tools to track, analyse and visualize research
Training material

* SciFinder-n  The choice for chemistry research: a one-stop search for: substances (editor for chemical structure drawing available), reactions, journal references, MethodsNow, retrosynthesis planning,  patents, and commercial source data.
Use your existing SciFinder credentials to log into SciFinder-n.
First-time users should go to the registration page at to register as a CAS user before they continue to SciFinder-n

Training tutorials

Science Direct is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters
Training material

A dynamic clinical resource. Also covers images and videos

IEEE Explore (Bioinformatics coverage) IEEE also indexed on SCOPUS

Reaxys is a unique web-based chemistry workflow solution which supports research and fuels discovery by integrating searches for reaction and substance data with synthesis planning and chemical sourcing
Training material

* Search PATENTS  as an additional source for information

PubMed  (also included in Scopus)
PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books

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free online archive and distribution service for preprints in the life sciences and operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.