Mouse Genome Informatics
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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 July 15, 2024  
  • SNP data increased 4-fold. Read more…
  • 🎉MGD 1.0 was released on the World Wide Web 30 years ago. Read more…
  • A new cookie banner appears at the bottom of MGI web pages. Read more…
  • We removed two features from Marker Detail pages. Read more…
  • In the SNP query, mouseover a strain to see the number of its SNPs. Read more…
  • The Global Biodata Coalition (GBC) names GXD a Global Core Biodata Resource. Read more…
  • Human - Mouse: Disease Connection search refinements. 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
  • Improving laboratory animal genetic reporting: LAG-R guidelines. Nat Commun. 2024. 2024 Jul 2;15(1):5574.
  • Into the Wild: A novel wild-derived inbred strain resource expands the genomic and phenotypic diversity of laboratory mouse models. PLoS Genetics. 2024. Apr 10;20(4):e1011228.
  • Resolution of structural variation in diverse mouse genomes reveals chromatin remodeling due to transposable elements. Cell Genom. 2023 Apr 5;3(5):100291.
Other Resources

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.

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 Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB)), Gene Ontology (GO)
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