Genetic Disorders

Genetic Disorders
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
Genetics Home Reference
(National Library of Medicine)
This Web site has "consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes responsible for those conditions." Help Me Understand Genetics explains the basics of genetics, how genes work, and how mutations or changes cause disorders. You can search by a specific condition or gene or browse the complete list. There are summaries for each genetic condition and gene included. This site is under development; the coverage and resources will continue to grow. Excellent illustrations, a glossary, and links to additional Web sites add to the usefulness of this site.
The Basis on Genes and Genetic Disorders
(Teen Health)
Geared towards teens, this webpage has information on genetics, how they work, explain genetic disorders and discuss gene therapy.

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