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Publications to cite in your manuscripts

Please use the following citation formats when referring to resources available from the Mouse Genome Informatics Web Site in your publications.

MGD:
Bult CJ, Blake JA, Smith CL, Kadin JA, Richardson JE, the Mouse Genome Database Group. 2019. Mouse Genome Database (MGD) 2019. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Jan. 8;47 (D1): D801–D806.

GXD:
Smith CM, Hayamizu TF, Finger JH, Bello SM, McCright IJ, Xu J, Baldarelli RM, Beal JS, Campbell JW, Corbani LE, Frost PJ, Lewis, JR, Giannatto SC, Miers DB, Shaw DR, Kadin JA, Richardson JE, Smith CL, Ringwald M. 2019. The mouse Gene Expression Database (GXD): 2019 update. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Jan. 8;47 (D1): D774–D779.

MMHCdb (formerly MTB):
Krupke DM, Begley DA, Sundberg JP, Richardson JE, Neuhauser SB, Bult CJ. The Mouse Tumor Biology Database: A Comprehensive Resource for Mouse Models of Human Cancer. Cancer Res. 2017 Nov 1;77(21):e67-e70.

See Mouse Genome Informatics Publications for an expanded list of resources available at the Mouse Genome Informatics website.

To cite specific database projects, use a format similar to that shown in the following examples:

Mouse Genome Database (MGD) at the Mouse Genome Informatics website, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine. World Wide Web (URL: http://www.informatics.jax.org). [Type in date (month, yr) when you retrieve data cited].

Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Genome Informatics Web Site. World Wide Web (URL: http://www.informatics.jax.org). [Type in date (month, yr) when you retrieve data cited.]

Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb), Mouse Genome Informatics Web Site, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine. World Wide Web (URL: http://tumor.informatics.jax.org/mtbwi/index.do). [Type in date (month, yr) when you retrieved data cited].

MouseMine, Mouse Genome Informatics Web Site, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine. World Wide Web (URL: http://www.mousemine.org/). [Type in date (month, yr) when you retrieved data cited].

To cite a specific data area or display, use a format similar to that shown in the following examples:

Some phenotype data for this paper were retrieved from the Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Mouse Genome Informatics, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine. World Wide Web (URL: http://www.informatics.jax.org). (June, 2013 [i.e., the date you retrieved the data cited]).

Davisson MT, Cook SA, Eicher EM. The first spontaneous mutation in the mouse Herc2 gene, MGI Direct Data Submission to Mouse Genome Database (MGD), MGI:1349786,  (URL: http://www.informatics.jax.org). (1999).



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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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