Wikipedia:WikiProject Molecular Biology

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WikiProject Molecular Biology

A WikiProject to co-ordinate various aspects of molecular biology, genetics, cell biology, developmental biology, microbiology, biochemistry, biophysics, computational biology and related fields. Broadly, it focuses on biology at the cellular and subcellular levels.
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WikiProject Molecular Biology Taskforces



WikiData Molecular Biology - ensuring accuracy of molecular biology items in WikiData

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Gene Wiki - create and improve articles on all human genes in Wikipedia



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Pfam and Rfam databases - Since 2012, Pfam and Rfam have been transcluding Wikipedia pages as the descriptors for protein and RNA families.

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RCSB Protein DataBank - In 2014, WikiProject Biophysics persuaded David Goodsell and the Protein DataBank release all Molecule of the Month images under CC-BY open licenses.


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PLOS Computational Biology and PLOS Genetics - publishing Topic Pages, where articles in those journals are written in a Wikipedia style and copied over after publication in the journal.

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Gene - publishing Gene Wiki Reviews, where review articles on gene families in Gene have an accompanying Wikipedia article written by the same authors.

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WikiJournal of Science - putting new and existing Wikipedia articles through academic peer review and publication.


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Computational Biology[edit]

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General referencing advice
Specific referencing advice for natural sciences
Specific referencing advice for medicine

Style guides[edit]

Style guide for gene and protein articles
Style guide for diagrams
PyMol Tutorial


A training guide for scientists
Advice for research scientists
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Articles requiring cleanup




Automated gene stub creation tool

WikiProject Molecular Biology is one of the main groups within WikiProject Biology and covers sub-cellular biology. However, it inevitably has plenty of overlap with wither Biology projects as well as several other Science projects.