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Appendix C

Source Materials for Further Reading


C1.1 General

Green, M. C. & Witham, B. A. (1991). Handbook on Genetically Standardized JAX Mice, Fourth edition, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor.

Foster, H. L., Small, J. D. & Fox, J. G., eds. (1982). The Mouse in Biomedical Research, Diseases. Academic Press, New York. [A series of four volumes with comprehensive coverage of all aspects of mouse biology and breeding]

Altman, P. L. & Katz, D. (1979). Inbred and Genetically Defined Strains of Laboratory Animals: Part I, Mouse and Rat., Biological Handbooks, 3rd edition, Fed. Amer. Soc. Exp. Biol., Bethesda. [Tables of information for different strains of mice.]

Klein, J. (1975). Biology of the Mouse Histocompatibility-2 Complex, Springer-Verlag, New York. [The title is misleadingly narrow; a general discussion of mouse genetics.]

Crispens, C. G. (1975). Handbook on the Laboratory Mouse, C.C. Thomas, Springfield, Ill. [Information on strains not commonly used today.]

Green, E. L., ed. (1966). Biology of the Laboratory Mouse, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill, New York. [Reprinted by Dover (New York) in 1968 and 1975; Comprehensive for its time.]
See the electronic version of Biology of the Laboratory Mouse at MGI.

C1.2 Genetic information

Mammalian Genome: Special Issue published annually by Springer-Verlag, New York, with reports from the mouse chromosome mapping committees.

Lyon, M. F. & Searle, A. G., eds. (1989). Genetic Variants and Strains of the Laboratory Mouse., 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford. [The "Bible" for mouse geneticists: description and references for all known mutant loci along with other genetic information. Look for newer edition.]

Silvers, W. K. (1979). The Coat Colors of the Mouse, Springer-Verlag, New York. [Excellent coverage of this particular subject. Sadly, now out-of-print.]
See the electronic version of The Coat Colors of Mice at MGI.

C1.3 Experimental embryology

Hogan, B., Beddington, R., Costantini, F. & Lacy, E. (1994). Manipulating the Mouse Embryo: A laboratory Manual, Second Edition, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor. [The bible for embryological manipulations.]

Wassarman, P. M. & DePamphilis, M. L., eds. (1993). Guide to Techniques in Mouse Development, Methods in Enzymology, 225, Academic Press, San Diego. [Comprehensive coverage of techniques used for developmental analysis.]

Kaufman, M. H. (1992). An Atlas of Mouse Development, Academic Press, San Diego. [Photomicrographs of embyo sections.]

Rugh, R. (1968). The Mouse: Its Reproduction and Development, Oxford University Press, New York. [Source of information.]

C1.4 Other topics

Berry, R. J. & Corti, M., eds. (1990). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, volume 41, Academic Press, London. [Proceedings from a conference on the evolution, population biology, and systematics of the mouse.]

Potter, M., Nadeau, J. H. & Cancro, M. P., eds. (1986). The Wild Mouse in Immunology, Curr. Topics Micro. Immunol., volume 127, Springer-Verlag, New York. [Proceedings from a conference on the evolution and systematics of the mouse.]

Klein, J. (1986). Natural History of the Major Histocompatibility Complex, John Wiley & Sons, New York. [Comprehensive discussion of various topics in mouse genetics, evolution, and population biology.]

Green, E. L. (1981). Genetics and Probability in Animal Breeding Experiments, Oxford University Press, New York. [General presentation of the statistical principles of genetic analysis.]

Morse, H. C., ed. (1978). Origins of Inbred Mice, Academic Press, New York. [Interesting proceedings on historical aspects.]
See the electronic version of Origins of Inbred Mice at MGI.

Simmons, M. L. & Brick, J. O. (1970). The Laboratory Mouse: Selection and Management, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Cook, M. J. (1965). The Anatomy of the Laboratory Mouse, Academic Press, New York. [An atlas of anatomical drawings].
See the electronic version of The Anatomy of the Laboratory Mouse at MGI.


C2.1 Original articles

Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics
Genes and Development
Genetical Research
Journal of Heredity
Mammalian Genome
Mouse Genome (formerly Mouse Newsletter): now incorporated into Mammalian Genome
Nature Genetics
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA

C.2.2 Reviews

Annual Review of Genetics
Current Opinion in Genetics and Development
Trends in Genetics

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