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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Gene Model
Definition A representation of an mRNA transcript of a gene that contains information about features of the transcript such as exon- intron boundaries, splice sites, UTRs, etc. Due to alternative splicing of mRNA transcripts, there may be more than one gene model for any given gene.
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Contributing Projects:
Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO)
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MGI 6.17
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