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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 September 24, 2018  
  • A new Multiple Genome Viewer allows you to compare chromosomal regions and synteny blocks between 19 inbred strains. Read more…
  • MouseMine now includes sequence data for 19 mouse inbred strains. Read more…
  • Two new matrixes allow you to compare activity patterns for recombinases and tissues where mutations in a gene cause abnormalities with the wild-type expression pattern of the gene. Read more…
  • The Differential Expression and Recombinase Activity searches now offer the ability to search for genes/drivers that are expressed/detected in a tissue but not anywhere else. 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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