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Structure and Function of the Large Intestine

18th March 2016

This topic describes the structure and function of the various parts of the large intestine, including the appendix, caecum, colon (ascending, descending, transverse and sigmoid), rectum and anal canal. The descriptions for each of the above parts are accompanied by diagrams. This resource was created  by  Raja Habib, St George’s, University of London and can be downloaded here.

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Structure and Function of the Pancreas

18th March 2016

This topic starts with a labelled diagram, showing the position of the pancreas in relation to the jejunum and small intestine. A table clearly differentiates the pancreas as an exocrine and endocrine gland. This resource was created by Jean Shapcott,St George’s, University of London and can be downloaded here.

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Intracellular Transport

17th March 2016

This resource describes the pathways and mechanisms of vesicular traffic between different cellular compartments. It also includes a basic description of the cytoskeleton, and its role in intracellular transport. The unit contains 45 figures. It also provides background reading for the experimental investigation ‘Immuno-electron Microscopy’. This resource was created by David Male and can be downloaded […]

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Heart Structure

10th March 2016

This topic describes the components of the conducting system of the heart and their individual roles. An image illustrates the overall process and shows their relative locations. The topic concludes with a schematic diagram illustrating the direction of blood flow and whether it is oxygenated or de-oxygenated. The resource was created by Raja Habib, St George’s […]

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Heart Anatomy

9th March 2016

This topic contains a labelled photograph and diagram of the heart. An introduction to the cardiac cycle is given: the heart is briefly described as having four chambers, and the blood-flow within them is described (e.g. if it is oxygenated or deoxygenated). An animation illustrates the direction of blood flow during the cardiac cycle. The […]

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Angiogenesis and Metastasis

23rd September 2015

Angiogenesis and Metastasis This resource is a series of Powerpoint slides (and a list of further reading) on the cellular and molecular basis of angiogenesis and metastasis in cancer. It gives a short overview of how tumours grow and spread, highlighting the signalling pathways involved in these processes. The resource was created by Dr Momna Hejmadi, University of Bath and […]

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Medical Spanish Anatomy

21st September 2015

Medical Spanish Anatomy This anatomy quiz in entirely created in Spanish and tests the user in the anatomy of The Digestive System, The Cardio Vascular and Respiratory Systems and Skeletal System. A high level of Spanish in required for full extensive use of this resource. The resource can be found here. Authors: Ana Nino Alonso & […]

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Anatomy Guide (Pocket Book)

21st September 2015

Anatomy Guide (Pocket Book)  This resource is an app available to download on a smartphone.  In one easy download complex anatomy can be viewed on the go with a simple to use interface to view many different anatomical guides complete with detailed illustrations and comprehensive guides. This resource can be downloaded on the Apple App […]

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The BioDigital Human

8th September 2015

The BioDigital Human The BioDigital Human provides users with a fully 3D interactive experience to see the human body. Intricate detailing of each component of all body systems, complete with detailed labels of each component, provides the user with a unique method of learning anatomy. The resource also includes over 100 medical conditions with information […]

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Primal 3D Human Anatomy & Physiology

4th September 2015

Primal 3D Human Anatomy & Physiology The ideal resource for todays web-savvy students and educators, Primal Pictures’ award-winning 3D Human Anatomy & Physiology is an engaging and effective web-based interactive 3D anatomy resource for both teachers and students, with 20 interactive modules covering every body system with accurate and interactive 3D anatomy and media rich physiology content that is brings this complex subject to life. The package was […]

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