Proteins and Genetic Diseases  

Angelique Bosse
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, Maryland 20901

  • Go to On-Line Mendelian Inheritance of Man- OMIM at
  • Click "Search the OMIM Database"
  • Type in a protein such as "lysozyme" in the box next to "Enter one or more search keywords:"
  • Click "Submit Search"
  • Click on the colored number next to your choice (for lysozyme it is *153450)
  • Results give text information about the protein such as functions, location, discovery of the enzyme, information about the protein, and research.
  • Clicking on the "ALLELIC VARIANTS" header found further down the page to obtain information about related diseases and pertinent references

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