Unit 2 Internet Links
Use this information for your Genetic Disorder Brochure and Journal. The bibliographical information is below each web site link.
DNA Interactive→ "Minicourse 3: Genome"→ "Tour"→"Genome Spots" This is excellent! Use the pull-down menu in the lower right hand corner to find your genetic disorder--click the genetic disorder name and a red dot will appear on the chromosome. Then if you click on the red spot, the site will take you to the information on your genetic disorder.
Dolan DNA Learning Center's Gene Almanac. 2003. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning. Retrieved ____, from http://www.dnai.org/c/index.html.
Dolan DNA Learning Center: Your Genes Your Health: Select a Disorder This is excellent! It is almost exactly the same as the DNA Interactive site (above) EXCEPT it has INTERVIEWS with people who have the disorder or who have children with the disorder.
Dolan DNA Learning Center. 2002. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center. Retrieved ____, fro http://www.yourgenesyourhealth.
Genetics Science Learning Center at the University of Utah: Genetics Disorder Corner This site has great information and graphics of the chromosomes with the gene location for these genetic disorders: Down Syndrome, Cystic Fibrosis, Huntington Disorder, Turner Syndrome, Neurofibromatosis, Klinefelter Syndrome, Sickle Cell Disorder, Phenylketonuria, and Cri du Chat. It also has section called "Where can I go for more information."
Learn.Genetics. Genetics Science Learning Center. 2008. University of Utah. Retrieved ____, from http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/disorders/whataregd.
March of Dimes Birth Defects and Genetic Conditions You will need to scroll down the page to find a list of Genetic Disorders--Cystic Fibrosis, Down Syndrome, Marfan Syndrome, Achondroplasia, Neurofibromatosis, Phenylketonuria, Sicke Cell Disorder, Tay-Sachs, Thalassemia, Turner Syndrome (under "Other Birth Defects" and "Chromosomal Abnormalities"), and Klinefelter Syndrome (under "Chromosomal Abnormalities").
March of Dimes. 2008. March of Dimes Foundation. Retrieved ____, from http://www.marchofdimes.com/pnhec/4439_4135.asp.
This site has additional information about Muscular Dystrophy:
MDA Publications.2009. Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc. Retrieved ____, from http://mda.org/disease/duchenne-muscular-dystrophy.
These three sites have information about Angelman Syndrome:
Mayo Clinic--This site is probably the best and easiest to understand.
Mayo Clinic.com. 2008. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Retrieved ____, fromhttp://www.mayoclinic.com/health/angelman-syndrome/DS01048.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. 2007. National Institutes of Health. Retrieved ____, from http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/angelman/angelman.htm.
Penn State Children's Hospital
Penn State Children's Hospital. A to Z Health and Disease Information. 2004. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Retrieved ____, from http://www.hmc.psu.edu/childrens/healthinfo/a/angelman.htm.
Genetic and Rare Conditions Site This site will give you information about organizations for each disorder as well as information.
Genetic Conditions / Rare Conditions Information Site.2012 . University of Kansas Medical Center. Retrieved _____, from http://www.kumc.edu/gec/support/index.html.
Gene Gateway--Exploring Genes and Genetic Disorders This site has graphics of the chromosomes with the gene location for all of the genetic disorders. But you will have to do some work to find your gene. Ask Mrs. Jones for help.
Human Genome Landmarks Poster. (nd). Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Retreived ____, from http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/posters/chromosome/chooser.shtml.
For any other websites, use bibme.org to find the correct APA bibliography.
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008
DNA From the Beginning: 13
DNA Timeline--Thomas Hunt Morgan--pre 1920s
HHMI Biointeractive: Meiosis
DNA Interactive→ “Minicourse 4: Applications” → “Genes and Medicine” (all)
Francis Collins breast cancer family
HHMI Biointeractive: X Inactivation