Category: "Genetics"

Chromosome lengths

March 20th, 2013
Here is a quick list of the sizes of human chromosomes in assembly GRCh37 as defined by Ensembl: chrom length [bp] 1 249,250,621 2 243,199,373 3 198,022,430 4 191,154,276 5 180,915,260 6 171,115,067 7 159,138,663 8 146,364,022 9 141,213,431 10… more »

OMIM Symbols

April 16th, 2012
The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man is a manually reviewed catalog of human genes and genetic disorders and traits. Each entry has a name and a number, e.g. "#154780 MARSHALL SYNDROME". According to the OMIM FAQs, these are the meanings of the the s… more »

Nucleotide Ambiguity Codes

April 4th, 2012
IUPAC nucleotide ambiguity codes ------------------------------------------ Symbol Meaning Nucleic Acid ------------------------------------------ A A Adenine C C Cytosine G G… more »

Cytogenetic Nomenclature

September 6th, 2011
The karyotype (number and set-up of the chromosomes) of a person or any changes in specific regions on human chromosomes are described with a system of numbers and symbols, defined by a group of cytogentic experts as the International System for Human C… more »