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Glossary Term In vitro
Definition 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 Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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last database update
09/02/2014
MGI 5.19
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