General Links


Rodent Anatomy, Physiology, Embryology

Review of Rat anatomy

Mouse brain library and atlas

Allen Institute for Brain Science (Developing Mouse Brain Atlas)

NetVet Rodents

Mouse Facts & Physiology (MGI Jackson Lab)

Guide for organ sampling and trimming procedures in mice and rats

Mouse Anatomy Atlas, eHistology resource and Mouse Gene Expression Spatial Database

Mouse Gene Expression (Gene Paint)

Manuals, Books

 Mouse Genetics Book (Lee Silver, Princeton University) in JACKSON LAB

The Coat Colours of Mice Book (W. K. Silvers) in JACKSON LAB

The Anatomy of the Laboratory Mouse Book (M. J. Cook) in JACKSON LAB

Origins of Inbred Mice (Herbert C. Morse III) in JACKSON LAB

Email lists, forums, other services

 transgenic-list (tg-l) hosted at the ISTT

ZFIN (zebrafish)

RGD (Rat Genome Database)

RCF (Rat Community Forum)

BIOTERIOS.COM (Portal for Laboratory Animals, in Spanish)

Databases,  Resources

  Mouse Genome Informatics in JACKSON LAB

MGI Statistics (Strains, Genes, Alleles, Cells)

Mouse Nomenclature Home Page (MGI)

Nomenclature for Mouse Strains (JAX)

Mouse Strain 129 Substrain Nomenclature

Color genes


NCBI all databases

CRISPR-Cas Resources at the ISTT web site

European Mutant Mouse Pathology Database

Mouse Phenome Database

Compartir (Spain)

MouseCreERT2zoo (ICS-cre zoo website)

Mouse Welfare Terms

The ARRIVE guidelines

Rat Resource & Research Center (RRRC)

Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center (MMPC)

Consortia, centers

International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC)

Mouse Resources Portal (WT Sanger Institute)

International Gene Trap Consortium (IGTC)


Australian Phenomics Network (APN)

Mouse Clinical Institute (ICS), Illkirch, France

German Mouse Clinic (GMC), Munich, Germany

International Mouse Phenotyping Resource of Standardised Screens (IMPReSS)

The Jackson Laboratory (Jax)

The Centre for Phenogenomics (TCP), Toronto, ON, Canada

UNC Systems Genetics Core Facility

Asian Mouse Mutagenesis Resource Asociation (AMMRA)

Societies, Associations



GV-SOLAS (in German)


International Embryo Technology Society (IETS)

RGB-Net: A Collaborative European Network on Rabbit Genome Biology



INFRAFRONTIER / European Mouse Mutant Archive (EMMA)

Canadian Mouse Mutant Repository (CMMR)

European Mouse Mutant Cell Repository (EUMMCR)

Cryopreservation Facility-EMMA node, CNB-CSIC, Madrid, Spain (in Spanish)

Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Centers (MMRRC) 

Center for Animal Resources and Development, CARD, Kumamoto University, Japan