TITLE

The art and design of genetic screens: mouse

AUTHOR(S)
Kile, Benjamin T.; Hilton, Douglas J.
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Nature Reviews Genetics;Jul2005, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p557
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Humans are mammals, not bacteria or plants, yeast or nematodes, insects or fish. Mice are also mammals, but unlike gorilla and goat, fox and ferret, giraffe and jackal, they are suited perfectly to the laboratory environment and genetic experimentation. In this review, we will summarize the tools, tricks and techniques for executing forward genetic screens in the mouse and argue that this approach is now accessible to most biologists, rather than being the sole domain of large national facilities and specialized genetics laboratories.
ACCESSION #
17550475

 

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