January 4th, 2011

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Genetics (week 1): Intro and on Chromosomes, Trisomy 21

OMIM HOME: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim
this is the most imp reference for this discline
the genetic basis of everything even the photic sneeze
no longer in print form
contains 6 digit number for every genetic condition known for humans
first digit indicates mode of inheritance:
1 = autosomal dominant
2 = autosomal recessive
3 = x-linked
4 = y linked
5 = mitochondrial loci
6 = autosomal loci
our class is organized around these same categories

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