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Research Community E-mail Lists
Moderated E-mail lists with archives, including mgi-list.
Nomenclature Home Page
MGI is the official site for mouse nomenclature & maintains official symbol & name designations for genes, alleles, strains.
MGI Glossary
Commonly used terms in mouse genetics.
Mouse Phenome Database (MPD)
Baseline measurements on inbred strain characteristics.
Deltagen and Lexicon Knockout Mice
Available knockouts and phenotypic data.
International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC)
Producing and phenotyping knockout mice from the IKMC mutant ES cell line resource.
High-resolution images and detailed data about morphological abnormalities in embryos resulting from gene knockouts.
Mouse Resources For COVID-19 Research
The information in this resource summarizes information about mouse strains and genes relevant to the study of coronavirus infection and pathology.
Contributed Data Sets
Data not directly integrated into the MGI database and contributed tools for manipulating data.
Online Books
Biology of the Laboratory Mouse edited by Earl L. Green
Mouse Genetics by Lee Silver
The Anatomy of the Laboratory Mouse by Margaret J. Cook
Color Atlas of Neoplastic and Non-neoplastic Lesions in Aging Mice by C. H. Frith and J. M. Ward
The Coat Colors of Mice by Willys K. Silvers
Origins of Inbred Mice edited by Herbert C. Morse III
The House Mouse, Atlas of Embryonic Development by Karl Theiler
The Jackson Laboratory Handbook on Genetically Standardized Mice edited by Kevin Flurkey and Joanne M. Currer
Community Links
Mouse Resources & Model Organism Links
Links to sites providing mouse clones, mice and ES cell lines, colony management software, and to databases of other mammals and model organisms.
Phenotypes & Mutants Community Resources
Links to mutagenesis centers, CTC, IGTC, animal resources, data submission forms, & nomenclature guidelines.
Nucleic Acids Research (Journal) Database Summary
An index of over 1500 biological databases compiled by the journal of Nucleic Acids Research. Includes links for other model organisms and species, diseases, DNA, RNA, and protein resources.
Mouse Facts
Mouse genome length, chromosomal size, codon usage, & physiology data.
Software Developer Tools
Creating Web Links to MGI
Learn how to construct a URL using Accession IDs.
Direct SQL Account
Instructions for users who wish to run SQL queries against the MGI Database.
Database Schema Browser
Search MGI's schema to formulate custom SQL queries.
All MGI Reports
Access to MGI public reports.

Contributing Projects:
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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