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Genetics: Find articles

A guide for finding basic genetic information with links to major genetic databases/electronic resources.

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Find articles page includes the following:

If the above links don't help, either use the AskaLibrarian chat box in the upper right-hand corner or email Vickie Albrecht directly for assistance.

Looking for scientific articles in genetics?

You can click on the links to one of the databases listed below or use the One Stop Search box from the Libraries to do a quick search for articles.  The most popular database used in genetics is PubMed. 

If you require more research assistance please contact your librarian, use AskaLibrarian online service, or visit an information desk at one of the University of Manitoba Libraries. 

Searching Tips for Information on Genes in PubMed

One gene can have several different names.  Combine for the different names of a gene with an OR to create a more complete search.For example:SCGB2A2 OR MGB1 OR mammaglobin. NCBI's Gene database is a good source for synonyms to build a more comprehensive PubMed search. For additional information see NCBI's tips on finding published information on a gene or sequence.

NCBI How to: Find published information on a gene or sequence