learn at u.washington.edu
Thu Oct 30 20:00:39 EST 1997
In article <6392gu$3dj at freenet-news.carleton.ca>,
bh658 at FreeNet.Carleton.CA (Robert J B Wilson) wrote:
> I have recently been told that the condition known as Cri-du-chat
> has been known to turn up in my family. All I 'know' about this
> is that is a genetic defect, affecting the fifth pair of
> chromsomes; that it strikes some female offspring and that it is
> generally fatal.
> I would appreciate any information you could provide.
> Do you know of any newsgroup devoted to genetics? or WWW address?
> Thankyou so much for your help.
> Robert Wilson
The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database
<http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Omim/> is ideal for searching for such
information via the WWW. Here is a link to the entry for Cri-du-chat:
Health Sci. Ctr., Rm. K443-C |
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