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Genetic Diseases

When searching Keene-Link use these subject headings:


 Genetic disorders

 Genetic engineering


 Medical genetics

When browsing the Keene Public Library shelves use these Dewey numbers:

 362.1 Physical illness

 576.5 Genetics

 615.895 Specific therapies

 616 Diseases

 General Titles:

Fridell, Ron. Decoding Life: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Genome. Lerner Publications, c2005.

 Recommended Web Resources:

 Genetic and Rare Conditions Site -Links to information about many genetic disorders.

 Genetic Disease Information -Pronto! -Information from the Human Genome Project.

 Genetic Disorder Corner -Information from the University of Utah about genetic disorders.

 Genetics Home Reference -The National Library of Medicine's Web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes responsible for those conditions.

 Your Genes, Your Health -A multimedia guide to genetic disorders.