The Research Methods for Mutant Mice series focuses on the laboratory mouse—the premier animal model in biomedical research today. It features highly specialized books on the use and understanding of laboratory mice in biomedical research. The series covers a wide variety of topics from practical advice on how to establish a mouse colony and evaluating mouse mutations to mapping mouse genes and accessing relevant public mouse databases.
By John P. Sundberg, Tsutomu Ichiki
November 02, 2005
While mice have always been highly popular laboratory subjects, their suitability for genetic engineering has solidified their position as today's lab animal model of choice. However, their increased use in genetic studies has created a demand for input on phenotyping that is not always easily met...