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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.
Biolograpical Information:
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.
Biolograpical Information:
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."
Biolograpical 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"). 
Biolograpical Information:
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
Biolograpical Information:
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.
Biolograpical Information:
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
Biolograpical Information:
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
Biolograpical Information:
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.
Biolograpical 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.
Biolograpical Information:
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