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  1. In MGI usage, a gene "name" is a word or phrase that uniquely identifies a gene. The gene name has an abbreviation that is the gene symbol.
  2. In MGI usage, an allele "name" is a word or phrase that uniquely identifies a particular allele of a gene. The allele name has an abbreviation that is the allele symbol.

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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
07/15/2014
MGI 5.18
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