OMIM is a comprehensive, authoritative, and timely compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes. The full-text, referenced overviews in OMIM contain information on all known mendelian disorders and over 12,000 genes. OMIM focuses on the relationship between phenotype and genotype.
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Published journal literature.
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Information from published journal literature on genetics and genetic disorders, written as an online textbook.
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Twelve book editions were previously published.
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