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Victorian Clinical Genetics Services.
Genetic Support Network of Victoria.
Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Government
Australian Academy of Science – The Human Genome Project: discovering the human blueprint.

Support groups

Genetic Support Network Victoria.

References used for this fact sheet

  • Changes to chromosomes – number, size and structure (fact sheet 6), Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health. More information here.
  • When parents are relatives – consanguinity (fact sheet 16), Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health. More information here.
  • Online Mendelian inheritance in man (OMIM), McKusick-Nathans Institute for Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine (Bethesda, MD). More information here. [Accessed June 2011].
  • Learn genetics: basics, Genetic Science Learning Centre, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, University of Utah, USA. More information here.
  • General information: heredity, The Gene School. Available at: ThinkQuest Internet Challenge Library online, ThinkQuest Program, USA. More information here.

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