Who maintains and compiles the data.

This database is maintained by Raymond Dalgleish, Department of Genetics, University of Leicester. The help of Matthew Lewis and Laura Kempton in the initial compilation of the type I and type III mutation data is gratefully acknowledged. More recently, Christiana Loizou has helped with data entry into the LOVD databases.


Contact the database keeper.

Get in touch if you wish to report an error or omission in the data. You can use the form below to contact me by e-mail but please confine your messages to matters specific to collagen gene mutations. Please do not use this form to send requests of the type "Send me all the info you have on . . ." Unfortunately, I only have time to respond to mutation-specific matters.

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How to cite the database in publications.

If you refer to this database in any publication, please cite both of the following papers:

Dalgleish, R. (1997) The human type I collagen mutation database. Nucleic Acids Research 25: 181-187.
Dalgleish, R. (1998) The human collagen mutation database 1998. Nucleic Acids Research 26: 253-255.

Copies of these papers may be dowloaded in Adobe Acrobat format - see below


Download copies of papers describing the database.

1997 Nucleic Acids Research database paper in Adobe Acrobat format (323 kB)

1998 Nucleic Acids Research database paper in Adobe Acrobat format (106 kB)

These files are reproduced with permission from NAR Online.


Copyright: who owns the data.

This database is compiled from data that are in the public domain. However, the Database of Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Type III Collagen Mutations constitutes the intellectual property of Raymond Dalgleish. Any unauthorised copying, storage or distribution of this material without written permission from the curator would lead to copyright infringement with possible ensuing litigation. Copyright © Raymond Dalgleish 1996-2009. All Rights Reserved.

For further details, please refer to Directive 96/9/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.


Disclaimer information.

Whilst the database curator (Raymond Dalgleish) has used all reasonable endeavours to ensure that this database is of high quality, no warranty, express or implied, is made as to its accuracy or that this database is fit for a particular purpose and will not be held responsible for any consequences arising out of any inaccuracies or omissions. Individuals, organisations and companies which use this database do so on the understanding that no liability whatsoever either direct or indirect shall rest upon the University of Leicester or any of their employees or agents for the effects of any product, process or method that may be produced or adopted by any part, notwithstanding that the formulation of such product, process or method may be based upon information here provided. Neither the curator nor the University of Leicester shall be liable for incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages resulting from the use of this database.


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