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MGI is the international database resource for the laboratory mouse, providing integrated genetic, genomic, and biological data to facilitate the study of human health and disease.

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What's new at MGI
updated April 8, 2014 
  • New guides explain IKMC (International Knockout Mouse Consortium) allele and derivative allele nomenclature. Read more...
  • New tool to navigate the developmental anatomy ontology to locate specific anatomical structures and obtain associated expression data. Read more...
  • Addition of filters to expression data summary pages to aid analysis. Read more...
  • New ways to access human-mouse genomic, phenotypic and disease information, identify candidate genes and evaluate mouse mutants sharing phenotypic similarities with human diseases. Read more...

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Research Highlights
  • Wang H, Yang H, Shivalila CS, Dawlaty MM, Cheng AW, Zhang F, Jaenisch R. One-step generation of mice carrying mutations in multiple genes by CRISPR/Cas-mediated genome engineering. Cell. 2013 May 9;153(4):910-8. PubMed
  • Wefers B, Meyer M, Ortiz O, Hrabé de Angelis M, Hansen J, Wurst W, Kühn R. Direct production of mouse disease models by embryo microinjection of TALENs and Oligodeoxynucleotides. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 5;110(10):3782-7. PubMed
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The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium project is systematically phenotyping knockout mice from the mutant ES cells produced by the International Mouse Knockout Consortium. Data will be integrated into MGI as available.

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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