Learn to use GeneTests, an integrated resource designed to provide access to current genetic testing and other clinical genetics information. The GeneTests resource includes the Laboratory Directory database, an international directory that identifies the location of clinical laboratories offering genetic testing; and GeneReviews, a collection of up-to-date, comprehensive disease-specific overviews which include clinical descriptions, diagnosis, management, molecular genetics, current genetic testing, and genetic counseling. The goal of GeneTests is to provide a current, comprehensive genetic testing resource designed to integrate appropriate use of genetic testing into patient care.
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This tutorial is a part of the tutorial group Human variations. You might find the other tutorials in the group interesting:
GAD: Genetic Association Database: An archived database associating human genes and polymorphisms with diseases
Madeline 2.0: Human pedigree diagram tools
DrugBank: A chemoinformatics and bioinformatics resource
DGV: Database of Genomic Variants: Database of Genomic Variants, DGV, catalogs and displays structural variation in the human genome
OMIM: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM): A database of human genes, genetic diseases and disorders
CGAP: Characterize the molecular genetic changes that cause a normal cell to become a cancer cell
ENCODE Foundations: ENCyclopedia of DNA Elements
GeneSNPs: An integrated view of gene structure and SNP variations
NIEHS SNPs: National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences Environmental Genome Project (EGP) SNPs
HapMap: HapMap, a database and analysis resource of human variation
Genetics Home Reference: A collection of data describing the effects of genetic variability on human health and disease
dbGaP: A database of genotypes and phenotypes with extensive variation data and clinical details
SeattleSNPs: Human SNPs in genes
dbSNP: NCBI's SNP database
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