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Imprinted genes and related effects
Search this database by taxon, chromosome, gene name, or a text word from the description (this search will provide a brief summary of each effect).

Catalogue of Parental Origin of de novo Mutations
Search this database by type of mutation, disorder, chromosomal location, inheritance pattern, gene name, or author of publication

View: Summary Tables. A table (PDF format) of mammalian imprinted genes is available for download.

Other imprinting sites:

WAMIDEX: a Web Atlas of Murine Genomic Imprinting and Differential Expression (King's College London) University, Jirtle Laboratory

ncRNA imprint: a database of mammalian imprinted ncRNAs

MouseBook Harwell Mouse Imprinting Resource

Thomas Liehr: UPD database

To cite the Catalogue of Imprinted Genes please refer to:

Morison IM, Ramsay JP, Spencer HG. A census of mammalian imprinting. Trends in Genetics 2005;21:457-65

or Morison IM, Paton CJ, Cleverley SD. The imprinted gene and parent-of-origin effect database. Nucleic Acids Research 2001;29:275-276

and/or cite the URL:

Other related publications:

Glaser R and Jabs EW. Dear Old Dad. Sci Aging Knowl Environ., Vol 2004, issue 3. Abstract or Full Text. The parental origin of de novo mutation entries were created by Rivka Glaser, PhD, Department of Biological Sciences, Villa Julie College, Stevenson, MD 21153

Tycko B, Morison IM, Physiological Functions of Imprinted Genes. Journal of Cellular Physiology 2002; 192(3):245-258. This paper formed the basis for the Detailed Records that were created by Dr Benjamin Tycko, Institute for Cancer Genetics, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Morison IM and Reeve AE. A catalogue of imprinted genes and parent-of-origin effects in humans and animals. Human Molecular Genetics 1998; 7(10): 1599-1609.