Learn to use Madeline 2.0 Pedigree Drawing Engine, a free, web-accessible tool for drawing simple and complex pedigrees. You can use Madeline 2.0 to visualize data previously entered into other formats, like Cyrillic GED, or enter data de novo and dynamically build pedigrees online. This tool uses a recursive algorithm to draw nuclear families and includes features to maximize readability and aesthetics. If your research involves generation of human pedigrees, simplify this process with this freely available tool.
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This tutorial is a part of the tutorial group Human variations. You might find the other tutorials in the group interesting:
GAD: Genetic Association Database: An archived database associating human genes and polymorphisms with diseases
DrugBank: A chemoinformatics and bioinformatics resource
DGV: Database of Genomic Variants: Database of Genomic Variants, DGV, catalogs and displays structural variation in the human genome
OMIM: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM): A database of human genes, genetic diseases and disorders
CGAP: Characterize the molecular genetic changes that cause a normal cell to become a cancer cell
ENCODE Foundations: ENCyclopedia of DNA Elements
GeneSNPs: An integrated view of gene structure and SNP variations
NIEHS SNPs: National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences Environmental Genome Project (EGP) SNPs
HapMap: HapMap, a database and analysis resource of human variation
Genetics Home Reference: A collection of data describing the effects of genetic variability on human health and disease
dbGaP: A database of genotypes and phenotypes with extensive variation data and clinical details
SeattleSNPs: Human SNPs in genes
dbSNP: NCBI's SNP database
GeneTests: GeneTests, a current, comprehensive genetic testing resource
Variation & Medical : Resources that include information about sequence variation, phenotypes, or medically-relevant conditions.
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Recent BioMed Central research articles citing this resource
Shaw D Paul et al., Helium: visualization of large scale plant pedigrees Imaging, image analysis and data visualization. BMC Bioinformatics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2105-15-259