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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:
Eppig JT, Blake JA, Bult CJ, Kadin JA, Richardson JE;; The Mouse Genome Database Group. 2015. The Mouse Genome Database (MGD): facilitating mouse as a model for human biology and disease. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Jan 28;43(Database issue):D726-36.

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:
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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