Box 1 | Online resources for the mouse

From the following article:

The mouse as a model for human biology: a resource guide for complex trait analysis

Luanne L. Peters, Raymond F. Robledo, Carol J. Bult, Gary A. Churchill, Beverly J. Paigen & Karen L. Svenson

Nature Reviews Genetics 8, 58-69 (January 2007)

doi:10.1038/nrg2025

Mouse strain information and resources (inbred and mutant)

International Mouse Strain Resources.................. http://www.informatics.jax.org/imsr/index.jsp

JAX Mice................................ http://jaxmice.jax.org/index.html

Federation of International Mouse Resources........ http://www.fimre.org

Mouse Mutant Resource...................................... http://www.jax.org/mmr/index.html

Mouse Mutant Regional Resource Centers............ http://www.mmrrc.org

Riken Bioresource Center.................................. http://www.brc.riken.jp/lab/animal/en

The European Mouse Archive.............. http://www.emmanet.org

Mouse Models of Human Cancer Consortium....... http:// http://mouse.ncifcrf.gov

Canadian Mouse Mutant Repository........ http://www.cmmr.ca/index.html

Knockout and transgenic mice

International Gene Trap Consortium*.......... http://www.genetrap.org

Mouse Genome Infomatics Deltagen/Lexicon.... http://www.informatics.jax.org

Induced Mutant Resource, Jackson Laboratory.. http://www.jax.org/imr/index.html

Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute.. http://www.mshri.on.ca/nagy

Mouse Mutant Regional Resource Centers........ http://www.mmrrc.org

Micer............................................................ http://www.sanger.ac.uk/PostGenomics/mousegenomics

Sequence/phenotype databases

Ensembl................................. http://www.ensembl.org/Mus_musculus/index.html

Map Viewer at NCBI............................. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mapview

Genome Browser, UCSC....................... http://genome.ucsc.edu/cgi-bin/hgGateway

Mouse Genome Informatics Database..... http://www.informatics.jax.org

Vertebrate Genome Annotation.............. http://vega.sanger.ac.uk/index.html

Panther........................... http://pantherdb.org

Mouse Phenome Database.................... http://www.jax.org/phenome

Eumorphia............................ http://www.eumorphia.org

Mouse Tumor Biology Database............. http://tumor.informatics.jax.org

German Mouse Clinic................http://www.gsf.de/ieg/gmc

Pathways analysis

Ingenuity............................. http://www.ingenuity.com

GenMAPP................... http://www.genmapp.org

KEGG Pathway Database................ http://www.genome.jp/kegg/pathway.html

SNP databases

Roche................ http://mousesnp.roche.com

GNF............................................ http://snp.gnf.org

NCBI.................. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/SNP

Mouse Phenome Database....................... http://aretha.jax.org/pub-cgi/phenome/mpdcgi?rtn=snps/door

Mouse Genome Informatics Database.......... http://www.informatics.jax.org/menus/strain_menu.shtml

Perlegen.......................... http://mouse.perlegen.com/mouse

Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics...... http://www.well.ox.ac.uk/mouse/INBREDS

Broad Institute....................... http://www.broad.mit.edu/personal/claire/MouseHapMap/Inbred.htm

Expression databases

GNF SymAtlas...................... http://symatlas.gnf.org

Institute for Genomic Research.. http://pga.tigr.org

Gene Expression Omnibus...................... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/geo

The Jackson Laboratory........... http://www.informatics.jax.org/menus/expression_menu.shtml

Brain Atlas.............. http://www.brainatlas.org

GenSat.............................. http://www.gensat.org/index.html

EMAGE...................................... http://genex.hgu.mrc.ac.uk/Emage/database/emageIntro.html

Comparative genomics

VISTA........................................... http://genome.lbl.gov/vista/index.shtml

Mouse Genome Informatics Database........... http://www.informatics.jax.org/menus/homology_menu.shtml

Rat Genome Database.................... http://www.rgd.mcw.edu/VCMAP/mapview.shtml

Quantitative traits analysis

The Jackson Laboratory, Churchill Laboratory..... http://www.jax.org/staff/churchill/labsite

R/qtl............................................ http://www.biostat.jhsph.edu/~kbroman/qtl

Web/QTL........................................ http://www.genenetwork.org/home.html

The Jackson Laboratory PGA..................... http://pga.jax.org/resources/index.html

The Complex Trait Consortium................... http://www.complextrait.org

*Members are: BayGenomics (USA), Centre for Modelling Human Disease (Toronto, Canada), Embryonic Stem Cell Database (University of Manitoba, Canada), Exchangeable Gene Trap Clones (Kumamoto University, Japan), German Gene Trap Consortium (Germany), Sanger Institute Gene Trap Resource (Cambridge, UK), Soriano Lab Gene Trap Database (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA), TIGEM-IRBM Gene Trap (Naples, Italy). Database of Cre-expressing strains. GNF, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation; NCBI, National Center for Biotechnology information; UCSC, University of California at Santa Cruz.