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The OMIM database provides information on human genes and genetic disorders


Includes or is also known as: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man


  • describes clinical and molecular features of mendelian disorders and thousands of genes
  • focuses on the relationship between phenotype and genotype

Provides links to resources:

  • OrphaNet (for rare diseases and orphan drugs)
  • Genetic Alliance's directory of disease information links for patients
  • DECIPHER (a database of clinically associated copy number variations)
  • BioGPS
  • PharmGKB
  • Human Protein Reference Database (HPRD)