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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, Bult CJ, Eppig JT, Kadin JA, Richardson JE; The Mouse Genome Database Group. 2014. The Mouse Genome Database: integration of and access to knowledge about the laboratory mouse. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 42(D1):D810-D817.

GXD:
Smith CM, Finger JH, Hayamizu TF, McCright IJ, Xu J, Berghout J, Campbell J, Corbani LE, Forthofer KL, Frost PJ, Miers D, Shaw DR, Stone KR, Eppig JT, Kadin JA, Richardson JE, Ringwald M. 2014. The mouse Gene Expression Database (GXD): 2014 update. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 42(D1):D818-D824.

MTB:
Begley DA, Krupke DM, Neuhauser SB, Richardson JE, Bult CJ, Eppig JT, Sundberg JP. 2011. The Mouse Tumor Biology Database (MTB): A Central Electronic Resource for Locating and Integrating Mouse Tumor Pathology Data. Vet Pathol. 2011 Jan 31.

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].

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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