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MGI is the international database resource for the laboratory mouse, providing integrated genetic, genomic, and biological data to facilitate the study of human health and disease.

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What's new at MGI
updated October 20, 2017 
  • The Alliance of Genome Resources (AGR) 1.0 release enables searches of data from 6 Model Organism Databases and the GO Consortium. Read more...
  • MGI enhances the Disease Ontology Browser and introduces a Human Phenotype Ontology Browser. Read more...
  • Additional lacZ knock in reporter data from the IMPC have been imported into GXD. Read more...
  • New embryonic phenotype data from the DMDD consortium and updates to vocabulary browsers. Read more...
  • The hierarchical Disease Ontology (DO) is incorporated into MGI. Read more...
Community Interest

MGI Workshops

  • If you would like to host an MGI workshop at your institution, contact User Support to discuss the details.
  • A typical MGI workshop includes a brief presentation (sample) and a hands-on, interactive tutorial (sample).
  • If you would like to schedule a remote interactive session to learn to use MGI, contact User Support to discuss the details.
Research Highlights
  • High-throughput discovery of novel developmental phenotypes. Nature. 2016 Sep 22;537(7621):508-514..
  • Genetic Background Limits Generalizability of Genotype-Phenotype Relationships. Neuron. 2016 Sep 21;91(6):1253-9. PubMed
Other Resources

The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium project is systematically phenotyping knockout mice from the mutant ES cells produced by the International Mouse Knockout Consortium. Data will be integrated into MGI as available.

Contributing Projects:
Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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