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GMC - German Mouse Clinic


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Cataract causing mutations in the betaB2 crystalline led to schizophrenia phenotypes in mice

The beta crystalline gene (CRYBB2) is an ocular structural gene and mutation in this gene can cause cataract. Interestingly, beyond its role in the...


Zika virus infection: New insights into the impact of the Zika epidemic on the next generation

Scientists from the Heinrich-Pette-Institute Hamburg and the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover in collaboration with the German Mouse Clinic...


Common environmental enrichment devices for laboratory mice did not compromise data validity or comparability

To unravel whether environmental enrichment leads to a higher variation of results, scientists of the Helmholtz Zentrum München investigated the...


Study unravel intergenerational effects of advanced paternal age on aging traits in offspring mice

Advanced age is a risk factor for many age related disorders, and it may enhance susceptibility for disease in the next generation. The recent joint...


Identification of genetic elements in metabolism by high throughput mouse phenotyping

Scientists have identified a network of genes that could play an important role in the development of metabolic diseases such as diabetes. The German...

Phenotype your mouse model


  1. Systemic, comprehensive phenotyping in 14 different disease areas
  2. Customized primary phenotypic screening in specific areas of interest (e.g. behavior, neurology and neuropathology)


  1. Hypothesis-driven phenotypic analysis using environmental challenges
  2. Combining environmental challenges


  1. Systemic analysis of compounds and drugs

View results of mutant lines

View the results of mutant mouse lines in the GMC phenomap.

How primary mouse phenotyping leads to novel insights for human health

Mouse phenotyping helps to better understand human diseases. Read more how systemic primary screening of mouse mutants uncovers unexpected new gene functions.

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