A list by subject of Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) versions of images from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). These illustrations are provided by the NHGRI's Educational Resources, established to increase the working knowledge of human genetics and genetic technologies among the general public, health care professionals, media, educators and students. They also provide a "Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms", and "Research Technique Fact Sheets" to aid in the understanding of these illustrations and human genetics.

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Building Blocks



Biological Engineering

Cell Processes


Chromosomes and Cell Division

From Gene to Function