This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics this week, a multi-national team of scientists publishes the largest functional analysis of the mouse genome to date, identifying a number of previously unknown functions for various genes. In the study, the investigators set out to analyze all phenotypes for known mutations in 320 murine genes. For each mutant mouse, 413 measurements were made including body weight and behavior.

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