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Genes, Genome Features & Maps
How do I ...
.. search for genes, QTL, or other features in a specific genome interval? FAQ
.. search for a gene using an Entrez, Ensembl, or other accession ID? FAQ
.. search for all targeted or spontaneous alleles associated with a gene or marker? FAQ
.. retrieve Entrez, Ensembl, or other IDs for a list of genes? FAQ
.. create a genome map from a genomic interval? FAQ
.. see different gene models along with the MGI-curated representative model? FAQ
.. find primer sequence for a gene? FAQ
.. find or obtain approved nomenclature for a gene, allele or strain? FAQ
Phenotypes, Alleles & Disease Models
How do I ...
.. find mutations in a specific gene? FAQ
.. find mouse models for a human disease or condition? FAQ
.. find mutations that cause a specific combination of phenotypes? FAQ
.. find all of one kind of allele (e.g. cre transgenes, LoxP/Frt-flanked alleles, etc.)? FAQ
.. find candidate genes for a given phenotype and a specific genome location? FAQ
.. download all phenotype annotations in MGI? FAQ
.. find available strains carrying a mutation in a specific gene? FAQ
.. find a mutant ES cell line? FAQ
Gene Expression
How do I ...
.. find expression data for a specific gene and/or tissue? FAQ
.. find expression data for a tissue during development? FAQ
.. find genes expressed in one tissue but not another? FAQ
.. interpret the results of my query? FAQ
.. find references that report expression data for a gene at a specific age? FAQ
.. find expression data in mouse mutants? FAQ
.. find expression data for a list of genes? FAQ
How do I ...
.. find and/or obtain mice expressing cre recombinase under the control of a specific known promoter (driver)? FAQ
.. find the promoter (driver) that I am looking for if it is not on the selection list? FAQ
.. find a recombinase-expressing transgene or knock-in that is expressed in a specific tissue? FAQ
.. get a full list of all transgenes and knock-ins that express recombinase? FAQ
GO Functional Annotations
How do I ...
.. download all mouse GO annotations? FAQ
.. find all GO annotations for a specific mouse gene? FAQ
.. find all mouse genes with shared annotation to a GO term? FAQ
.. find shared function for a list of specific mouse genes? FAQ
.. view annotations for mouse/human/rat ortholog sets? FAQ
Strains, SNPs & Polymorphisms
How do I ...
.. find all known coding SNPs in a specific genomic location for one or more strains? FAQ
.. find genotyping polymorphisms between two strains? FAQ
Vertebrate Homology
How do I ...
.. find the mouse homolog of a human gene? FAQ
.. download all mouse and human homologs? FAQ
How do I ...
.. find curated data and official nomenclature associated with a publication? FAQ

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB)), Gene Ontology (GO)
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