Featured Genes

To see more details on a Featured Gene, click on the symbol to the left or on the gene symbol. If your gene of interest is not included on this list, you might find additional medical information in the Online Mendelian Inheritence in Man (OMIM) database, a comphrehensive catalog of human genes and inherited disorders.

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Description Gene Chromosome
Adrenoleukodystrophy ALD X
Alzheimer disease, type 3 AD3 14
Alzheimer disease, type 4 AD4 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis SOD1 21
Apolipoprotein E APOE 19
Ataxia telangiectasia ATM 11
Breast cancer, type 1 BRCA1 17
Breast cancer, type 2 BRCA2 13
Burkitt lymphoma MYC 8
Colon cancer, nonpolyposis, type 1 MSH2 2
Colon cancer, nonpolyposis, type 2 MLH1 3
Cystic fibrosis CFTR 7
DiGeorge syndrome DGS 22
Diastrophic dysplasia DTD 5
Duchenne muscular dystrophy DMD X
Ellis-van Creveld syndrome EVC 4
Gaucher disease GBA 1
Gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina OAT 10
Harvey ras oncogene HRAS 11
Huntington disease HD 4
Juvenile onset diabetes IDDM1 6
Long QT syndrome LQT1 11
Malignant melanoma CDKN2 9
Marfan syndrome FBN1 15
Menkes syndrome ATP7A X
Multiple endocrine neoplasia MEN2A 10
Myotonic dystrophy DM 19
Neurofibromatosis, type 2 NF2 22
Obesity OBS 7
Phenylketonuria PAH 12
Polycystic kidney disease PKD1 16
Retinoblastoma, type 1 RB1 13
Severe combined immunodeficiency ADA 20
Small cell lung carcinoma SCLC1 3
Spinocerebellar atrophy SCA1 6
Steroid 5-alpha-reductase-1 SRD5A1 5
Suppressor of pancreatic carcinoma DPC4 18
Testis-determining factor TDF Y
Tuberous sclerosis TSC1 9
Tumor suppressor protein p53 TP53 17
Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome VHL 3
Waardenberg syndrome PAX3 2
Werner syndrome WRN 8
Wilson disease ATP7B 13
X-linked mental retardation FMR1 X
Zellweger syndrome PXR1 12

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