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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:
Blake JA, Eppig JT, Kadin JA, Richardson JE, Smith CL, Bult CJ, and the Mouse Genome Database Group. 2017. Mouse Genome Database (MGD)-2017: community knowledge resource for the laboratory mouse. Nucl. Acids Res. 2017 Jan. 4;45 (D1): D723-D729.

GXD:
Finger JH, Smith CM, Hayamizu TF, McCright IJ, Xu J, Law M, Shaw DR, Baldarelli RM, Beal JS, Blodgett O, Campbell JW, Corbani LE, Lewis JR, Forthofer KL, Frost PJ, Giannatto SC, Hutchins LN, Miers DB, Motenko H, Stone KR, Eppig JT, Kadin JA, Richardson JE, Ringwald M. 2017. The mouse Gene Expression Database (GXD): 2017 update. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Jan. 4;45 (D1): D730-D736.

MTB:
Bult CJ, Krupke DM, Begley DA, Richardson JE, Neuhauser SB, Sundberg JP, Eppig JT. Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB): a database of mouse models for human cancer. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Jan 28;43(Database issue):D818-24.

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 Tumor Biology Database (MTB), 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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