OMIM: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

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The database is a catalog of information on human genes and genetic disorders that is authored and edited by Dr. Victor A. McKusick and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins University and elsewhere. Each entry includes such items as a description of the gene or disease, clinical and other features, inheritance, mapping, history, etc. Many references are included. It can be searched using the same interface as PubMed (Entrez). The database corresponds to the print publication Mendelian Inheritance in Man. By V.A. McKusick. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998 (12th edition) but is updated daily.