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in development Minimal Information for Mouse Phenotyping Procedures

Abbreviation: MIMPP

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MIMPP is a reporting guideline for the minimum information that should be reported about a mouse phenotyping procedure to enable unambiguous interpretation and comparison of the data and to allow the data to be shared through communal resources.


Countries that developed this resource United Kingdom

Created in 2007

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How to cite this record MIMPP; Minimal Information for Mouse Phenotyping Procedures; DOI:; Last edited: June 1, 2020, 10:07 a.m.; Last accessed: Jan 18 2022 8:18 a.m.

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Mouse Phenotype Database Integration Consortium: integration [corrected] of mouse phenome data resources.

Hancock JM,Adams NC,Aidinis V,Blake A,Bogue M,Brown SD,Chesler EJ,Davidson D,Duran C,Eppig JT,Gailus-Durner V,Gates H,Gkoutos GV,Greenaway S,Hrabe de Angelis M,Kollias G,Leblanc S,Lee K,Lengger C,Maier H,Mallon AM,Masuya H,Melvin DG,Muller W,Parkinson H,Proctor G,Reuveni E,Schofield P,Shukla A,Smith C,Toyoda T,Vasseur L,Wakana S,Walling A,White J,Wood J,Zouberakis M
Mamm Genome 2007

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Related Databases (5)
Mouse Phenome Database
Characterizations of hundreds of strains of laboratory mice to facilitate translational discoveries and to assist in selection of strains for experimental studies. Data sets are voluntarily contributed by researchers or retrieved by us from public sources. MPD has three major types of strain-centric data sets: phenotype strain surveys, SNP and variation data, and gene expression strain surveys.

Mouse Genome Database - a Mouse Genome Informatics (MGI) Resource
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. Data includes gene characterization, nomenclature, mapping, gene homologies among mammals, sequence links, phenotypes, allelic variants and mutants, and strain data.

The EuroPhenome project provides access to raw and annotated mouse phenotyping data generated from primary pipelines such as EMPReSSlim and secondary procedures from specialist centres. Mutants of interest can be identified by searching the gene or the predicted phenotype.

e-Mouse Atlas of Gene Expression
The e-Mouse Atlas of Gene Expression (EMAGE) is a freely available database of in situ gene expression patterns that allows users to perform online queries of mouse developmental gene expression. EMAGE is unique in providing both text-based descriptions of gene expression plus spatial maps of gene expression patterns. This mapping allows spatial queries to be accomplished alongside more traditional text-based queries.

International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium
The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC) produces a publicly-available repository that stores information on IMPC processes, data and annotations. The IMPC is an international effort by 19 research institutions to identify the function of every protein-coding gene in the mouse genome by switching off or ‘knocking out’ each of the roughly 20,000 genes that make up the mouse genome.

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Grant Number(s)

  • LSHG-CT-2005-005283 (PRIME, European Commission)

  • QLG2-CT-2002-00930 (EUMORPHIA, European Commission)