An international database for the laboratory mouse, providing integrated genetic, genomic, and biological data to facilitate the study of human health and disease. Its primary mission is to facilitate the use of the mouse as a model system for understanding human biology and disease. MGI creates and maintains an integrated representation of mouse genetic, genomic, expression, and phenotype data and develops definitive reference data set and consensus data views. MGI also synthesizes comparative genomic data between the mouse and other mammals, maintains a set of links and collaborations with other bioinformatics resources, develops and supports analysis and data submission tools, and provides extensive technical support for database users. The projects contributing to this resource are: Mouse Genome Database (MGD) Project, Gene Expression Database (GXD) Project, Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB) Database Project, Gene Ontology (GO) Project at MGI, and MouseCyc Project at MGI.
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