Table 1

Summary of external resources accessed directly from GDP

Database

Acronym

Brief description

Home page address


Mouse Genome Informatics

MGI

Gene catalogues, links to additional resources including phenotype data, genome browsers and SNP databases

http://www.informatics.jax.org/ webcite


EntrezGene@NCBI

EntrezGene

Gene catalogues, links to additional resources including genome browsers and SNP databases

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=gene webcite


Online Medelian Inheritance in Man

OMIM

Disease-oriented information

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim/ webcite


The Gene Ontology@MGI

GO

Controlled vocabulary for functional attributes

http://www.informatics.jax.org/searches/GO_form.shtml webcite


Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

KEGG

Biological pathways

http://www.genome.jp/kegg/ webcite


Ensembl Genome Browser

Ensembl

Determine alignment of probe sets onto genome sequence

http://www.ensembl.org webcite


Howell et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:429   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-429

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