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ready Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man


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Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a comprehensive, authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes that is freely available and updated daily. The full-text, referenced overviews in OMIM contain information on all known mendelian disorders and over 15,000 genes. OMIM focuses on the relationship between phenotype and genotype.


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Created in 1966

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How to cite this record OMIM; Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man; DOI:; Last edited: March 18, 2021, 11:46 a.m.; Last accessed: Jan 26 2022 1:43 p.m.

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Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM), a knowledgebase of human genes and genetic disorders.

Hamosh A,Scott AF,Amberger JS,Bocchini CA,McKusick VA
Nucleic Acids Res 2004

View Paper (PubMed) View Publication Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM(R)), an online catalog of human genes and genetic disorders.

Amberger JS,Bocchini CA,Schiettecatte F,Scott AF,Hamosh A
Nucleic Acids Res 2014

View Paper (PubMed) View Publication leveraging knowledge across phenotype-gene relationships.

Amberger JS,Bocchini CA,Scott AF,Hamosh A
Nucleic Acids Res 2018

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  • NHGRI 1U41HG006627 (National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, USA)