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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology : Databases and journals

A guide to finding and using information resources and collections specific to study of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology discipline areas.

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You must sign into OneSearch to access our full range of resources, including online resources, your private workspace eShelf, and to add tags, notes and reviews.

Use OneSearch to search the following resources at once:

  • UWA print collection
  • ebooks
  • journal articles
  • exam papers
  • CMO materials
  • newspaper articles
  • conference procedings
  • law reports
  • music scores
  • and more

High impact journals

Following is a list of the 10 most heavily cited journals in the area of biochemistry and molecular biology.

This list is based on the Web of Science database Journal Citation Reports (2013)

See Citation Searching for more information.

Google Scholar

Activate FindIt@UWA links in Google Scholar to access the UWA full text version of articles.  Once activated, you will see FindIt@UWA links - click these and the online, UWA databases will be searched for you.

To activate the FindIt@UWA feature in Google Scholar when off campus:

1.   Go to Google Scholar

2.   Click the option icon (the small white cog in the top right hand corner of the screen)

3.   Select Scholarly preferences

4.   Scroll down the Library Links box and search for University of Western Australia (or UWA, or University of WA)

5.   Tick the checkbox for the option The University of Western Australia (FindIt@UWA)

6.   Click Save Preferences


We subscribe to a large number of database products to provide you with access to high quality journal publications related to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.  Some provide full-text access to the complete article while others are indexing or abstract only databases. 

UWA staff and Honours and post-graduate students can use the Get It system to request items not available at UWA Libraries.

Chemical Data: In the area of Chemistry and Biochemistry there are a number of specialised database products developed to enable more complex analysis of chemistry and biochemistry data-sets to support reaction and synthesis analysis. 

Click on the Databases link on the Library's home page or in OneSearch for a list of databases related to these topics; a selection of which are listed below:    

Journal Titles

The best place to begin to search for a specific journal title is in OneSearch.  Use the pull down menu to select "Journal Title".

From the search results you can select "full text" which will take you to one of our databases or to the location of the print copy of the journal within the library. 

 You can view a full list of journal titles by searching for Biochemistry-Periodicals or Molecular Biology-Periodicals

 Below you will find a sample of Journals relevant to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology scholarly research.