September 2, 2020
Genetics Home Reference has become part of MedlinePlus.
Information from Genetics Home Reference is now available in the “Genetics” section of MedlinePlus.
The Genetics Home Reference pages included in MedlinePlus cover more than 1,300 genetic conditions and 1,475 genes, all of the human chromosomes, and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). Also included is a richly illustrated genetics primer, Help Me Understand Genetics, which offers basic explanations of how genes work and how mutations cause disorders, as well as current information about genetic testing, gene therapy, genetics research, and precision medicine.