UNIT 1.13 Human Mapping Databases

  1. Conover Talbot Jr.1,
  2. A. Jamie Cuticchia2

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471142905.hg0113s25

Current Protocols in Human Genetics

Current Protocols in Human Genetics

How to Cite

Talbot, C. and Cuticchia, A. J. 2001. Human Mapping Databases. Current Protocols in Human Genetics. 25:1.13:1.13.1–1.13.21.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

  2. 2

    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: MAY 2000


This unit concentrates on the data contained within two human genome databasesGDB (Genome Database) and OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man)and includes discussion of different methods for submitting and accessing data. An understanding of electronic mail, FTP, and the use of a World Wide Web (WWW) navigational tool such as Netscape or Internet Explorer is a prerequisite for utilizing the information in this unit.