Cell biology resources

Cell Biology by the Numbers freely downloadable (as of April 2015) textbook on quantitative aspects of cells

Cell size and scale Interactive animation at Learn Genetics on cell size and scale

Biovisions Harvard University multimedia page, including Biovisions Inner Life of the Cell and Mitochondria

A new take on Inner Life of the Cell, Protein Packing, shows a more accurate picture of the cell crowded with molecules and stochasticity of molecular motions of proteins, including dynein walking. See this NY Times page for description: www.nytimes.com/2014/04/10/science/watch-proteins-do-the-jitterbug.html

Cell Picture Show “A place to showcase striking images in cell, developmental, and molecular biology; a place to learn about cutting-edge research with beautiful images.”

Clathrin-mediated endocytosis molecular animation a Janet Iwasa (Harvard Medical School) molecular animation on YouTube, with introductory narration and set to “Flight of the Bumblebee.”

Dengue virus escape from the endosome a Janet Iwasa (Harvard Medical School) molecular animation on YouTube, with audio narration.

Fatty acid micelles and vesicles a Janet Iwasa (Harvard Medical School) molecular animation on YouTube, with audio narration.

Hamamatsu Digital Video Gallery Videos of fluorescently labeled live cells. See mitosis, microtubules, Golgi, ER, mitochondria in spectacular color and motion.

Hidden life of the cell A 1-hour film by BBC Two with animations and contributions from the likes of Nick Lane and Bonnie Bassler. A virus infects the cell.

How cells divide Step-wise animation by PBS NOVA shows mitosis and meiosis side by side

Mitosis in Real Time Video of synchronous mitosis in Drosophila syncytial stage embryo; only 19 secs!

Meiosis tutorial U. Arizona Cell Biology Project has a click-through animation of meiosis, with 10 thought-provoking problem questions.

Molecularmovies.com Fabulous cell & molecular animations organized by topic.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s