How do I find the mouse homolog of a human gene?
You can use the Search Box to find information about genes, markers or accession identifiers in MGI. The Search Box returns a list of genes, markers, or accession IDs that contain your entry.
Accessing the Search Box
On most MGI pages, you can find the Search Box in the upper right corner, as shown in the image.

For this tutorial, open the MGI home page in a new window. Scroll down this page for further instructions.

MGI Header Screen Shot

Example 1. Finding homologs for the human gene PAX6
  1. Type pax6 into the Search Box.

  2. Click Quick Search.
Search Box Screen Shot
  1. The Search Results page lists symbols and names containing pax6. Click the link to Pax6.
Search Results for Pax6
  1. Click the link in the Vertebrate Homology row for Vertebrate Homology Class.
Pax6 Orthology Screen Shot
  1. The table includes genomic location and accession identifiers for Pax6 homologs in the species listed.
Pax6 Orthology Screen Shot