Ian Morison with suggestions for new entries or for modifications.
Department of Pathology
Dunedin School of Medicine
University of Otago
P O Box 56
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
Detailed Entries which provide a cross-species summary of imprinted genes (currently not maintained).
Citing the Imprinted Gene Catalogue:
To cite the Catalogue of Imprinted Genes please refer to:
Morison IM, Paton CJ, Cleverley SD. The imprinted gene and parent-of-origin effect database. Nucleic Acids Research 2001; 29(1): 275-276)
Morison IM, Ramsay JP, Spencer HG. A census of mammalian imprinting. Trends in Genetics 2005
use the URL: www.otago.ac.nz/IGC
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.
Also supported by: The National Research Centre for Growth & Development