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genic diseases

Monday 22 November 2004

Definition : Genic diseases are diseases due to anomalies of genes, as mutations.

Etiology

- radiations
- chemicals
- random events

Classification

- monogenic diseases ( mendelian diseases )
- polygenic diseases ( complex diseases )
- tumors (see oncogenetics )

Databases

- OMIM
- Genes and disease at NCBI
- Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects at GAPS

See also:

- allelic diseases
- multigenic diseases
- somatic genetic diseases
- constitutional genetic diseases
- history of genetic diseases

References

- Hoh J, Ott J. Genetic dissection of diseases: design and methods. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2004 Jun;14(3):229-32. PMID: 15172663