By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The German Research Center for Environmental Health said yesterday that the European Commission has approved €12 million ($16.7 million) to fund a consortium that will work to complete the inactivation of all the remaining genes in the mouse genome.

The eight-partner EUCOMMTOOLS project will use the funds to complete the inactivation of the remaining 3,500 genes in the 20,000-gene mouse genome that have not been knocked down.

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