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Genes, Genome Features & Maps
How do I ...
.. search for genes, QTL, or other features in a specific genome interval? FAQ
.. search for a gene using an Entrez, Ensembl, VEGA, or other accession ID? FAQ
.. search for all targeted or spontaneous alleles associated with a gene or marker? FAQ
.. retrieve Entrez, Ensembl, VEGA, or other IDs for a list of genes? FAQ
.. create a genome map from a genomic interval? FAQ
.. see different gene models along with the MGI-curated representative model? FAQ
.. find primer sequence for a gene? FAQ
Phenotypes, Alleles & Disease Models
How do I ...
.. find mutations in a specific gene? FAQ
.. find mouse models for a human disease or condition? FAQ
.. find mutations that cause a specific combination of phenotypes? FAQ
.. find all of one kind of allele (e.g. cre transgenes, LoxP/Frt-flanked alleles, etc.)? FAQ
.. find candidate genes for a given phenotype and a specific genome location? FAQ
.. download all phenotype annotations in MGI? FAQ
.. find available strains carrying a mutation in a specific gene? FAQ
.. find a mutant ES cell line? FAQ
Gene Expression
How do I ...
.. find expression data for a specific gene and/or tissue? FAQ
.. find expression data for a tissue during development? FAQ
.. find genes expressed in one tissue but not another? FAQ
.. find references that report expression data for a gene at a specific age? FAQ
.. find expression data in mouse mutants? FAQ
.. find and download expression data using BioMart? FAQ
How do I ...
.. find and/or obtain mice expressing cre recombinase under the control of a specific known promoter (driver)? FAQ
.. find the promoter (driver) that I am looking for if it is not on the selection list? FAQ
.. find a recombinase-expressing transgene or knock-in that is expressed in a specific tissue? FAQ
.. get a full list of all transgenes and knock-ins that express recombinase? FAQ
GO Functional Annotations
How do I ...
.. download all mouse GO annotations? FAQ
.. find all GO annotations for a specific mouse gene? FAQ
.. find all mouse genes with shared annotation to a GO term? FAQ
.. find shared function for a list of specific mouse genes? FAQ
.. view annotations for mouse/human/rat ortholog sets? FAQ
.. find and download the list of all GO Consortium Reference Genome Project mouse genes? FAQ
Biochemical Pathways
How do I ...
.. see a list of all pathways in MouseCyc? FAQ
.. search MouseCyc for a specific compound? FAQ
.. display my mouse gene expression data in the context of mouse pathways? FAQ
.. compare mouse pathways to human pathways? FAQ
Strains, SNPs & Polymorphisms
How do I ...
.. find all known coding SNPs in a specific genomic location for one or more strains? FAQ
.. find genotyping polymorphisms between two strains? FAQ
Vertebrate Homology
How do I ...
.. find the mouse homolog of a human gene? FAQ
.. download all mouse and human homologs? FAQ

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