Oct 8, McKusick’s Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM®; ), a knowledgebase of human genes and. Nov 26, Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM), a continuation of Dr Victor A. McKusick’s Mendelian Inheritance in Man (MIM) (1), is the primary. OMIM is authored and edited at the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, under the direction of Dr . Ada.

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Stanley Cohen Donald A. Arrows call attention to the following: The Journal of the American Medical Association. McKusick’s findings led many other researchers to study hereditary related diseases in the s and s.

How are mutations cataloged in OMIM? OMIM’s primary website is available at https: It is usually most appropriate to cite the actual journal article for the data of interest. Burton Richter Sean C. How is OMIM funded? Links to external resources take users to the topic-specific information and are grouped into categories bold headings that appear in an OMIM entry’s Table of Contents.


Presper Eckert Nathan M. Wheeler Saul Winstein Beckmann Nature Reviews Genetics The OMIM clinical synopses are tabular representations of the phenotypic features of a disorder and are organized anatomically with fixed headings and subheadings. Journal, Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine. Currently, there are diseases or disease susceptibilities that have an underlying molecular basis. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gene—phenotype relationships table showing allelic disorders, their MIM numbers, and the phenotype mapping key.

Autosomal entry numbers start with a 1, 2 or 6 for entries created after cqtalogo May The TOC shows the headings available in the entry. Johns Hopkins University Press, 12th edition. Expert curators review the literature and organize it to facilitate your work.

McKusick’s Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM®)

At that time, X-linkage had been established for about 60 traits in man and a genetic map of the X chromosome was presented. Over of these have been revised or are newly written. Morris Cohen Peter C. Double-clicking on a word in OMIM.

OMIM – Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

Many features include modifiers and additional terminology specific to medical subspecialities that are helpful for delineating overlapping disorders and distinguishing characteristic features.


A quick reference overview and guide PDF. Mary Ellen Avery G. Initial development of the OMIM.

Victor A. McKusick

Discussion of any gene s related to the phenotype resides in another entry catalogk as described in the first paragraph. A list of disorders with a phenotypic series is available here.

Criteria for inclusion include the first mutation to be discovered, high population frequency, distinctive phenotype, historic significance, unusual mechanism of mutation, unusual pathogenetic mechanism, and distinctive inheritance e.

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Approved gene symbol obtained directly from the Human Gene Nomenclature Committee data. When several phenotype entries overlap significantly in their clinical manifestations, they may be curated into a Phenotypic Series.

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