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Glossary Term Database Management System (DBMS)
Definition A collection of computer programs that allow storage, modification, and extraction of information from a database. There are many different types of DBMSs, ranging from small systems that run on personal computers to huge systems that run on mainframes. The following are examples of database applications:
  • computerized library systems
  • automated teller machines
  • flight reservation systems
  • computerized parts inventory systems
  • MGI

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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last database update
07/23/2014
MGI 5.19
The Jackson Laboratory