Genetic Disorders Pathfinder

Useful terms

chromosome Heredity

DNA Recessive Trait

Autosomal X Chromosome

Dominant trait Y Chromosome

Websites: Because websites and links to sites can change daily, if you find a link that is not working please notify Ms. Reed (renee.sauls@gilmerschools.com) so that we can keep the pathfinder current. Thank you!

General

Worldbook Online (see table sign for username & password) - https://worldbookonline.com

GALILEO (you'll need the password) - http://www.galileo.usg.edu/

GALE Research in Contexts (free trial until 10/12/15) - http://www.galetrials.com/default.aspx?TrialID=100145;ContactID=139570

Medline Plus - https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/geneticdisorders.html

National Human Genome Research Institute - http://www.genome.gov/10001204

Teens Health - http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_body/health_basics/genes_genetic_disorders.html

Genetic Disease Foundation - http://www.geneticdiseasefoundation.org/genetic-diseases/

Better Health Channel - http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Genetic_disorders

Merck Manual - http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/children-s-health-issues/chromosomal-and-genetic-abnormalities/overview-of-chromosomal-disorders

Encyclopaedia Britannica - http://www.britannica.com/science/human-genetic-disease

World Health Organization - http://www.who.int/genomics/public/geneticdiseases/en/index2.html