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View Resource Genes and Disease

The National Center for Biotechnology Information of the National Library of Medicine (part of the National Institutes of Health) has posted this webpage, Genes and Disease, which provides information "for some 60 diseases associated with specific genes, and has links to the 1998 Gene Map as well as to PubMed, protein sequences, Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, and associations related to each...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK22183/
View Resource Your Genes, Your Health

This feature from the DNA Learning Center (reviewed in the April 12, 2000 Scout Report for Science & Engineering) is a multimedia guide to human genetic disorders. The guide will feature animations, videos, and text to explain genetic disorders to a general audience. The first disorder examined is Fragile X Syndrome, the most common inherited cause of mental impairment. Users begin the guide by...

http://www.ygyh.org/
View Resource Genetics Home Reference: Your Guide to Understanding Genetic Conditions

The Genetic Home Reference, offered through the National Library of Medicine, offers easy-to-understand "consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes responsible for those conditions." The site consists of four main sections: 1) summaries of genetic conditions including symptoms, treatment options, patterns of inheritance, and other important information; 2) summary information for...

https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov
View Resource NCBI-Johns Hopkins University: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database "is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders authored and edited by Dr. Victor A. McKusick and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins University and elsewhere, and developed for the World Wide Web by NCBI, the National Center for Biotechnology Information." OMIM was designed primarily for health professionals working with genetic disorders,...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim
View Resource Understanding Disorders at the Cellular Level

The Genes to Cognition website addresses the world of modern neuroscience through lectures, fact sheets, papers, and other materials that cover depression, autism, bipolar disorder, and a range of other disorders. This particular resource is a video of a conversation with Dr. Daniel Pine on the different approaches to understanding disorders. More specifically, Pine speaks about how researchers...

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