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Glossary Term In vitro
Definition In vitro: Literally, "in glass", meaning a reaction, process or experiment in a metaphorical test tube rather than in a living organism. In MGI this term also applies to cDNA clones originating from tissue culture cells rather than from tissues from whole organisms.
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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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