EuroPhenome and EMPReSS: online mouse phenotyping resource

Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan;36(Database issue):D715-8. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkm728. Epub 2007 Sep 28.


EuroPhenome ( and EMPReSS ( form an integrated resource to provide access to data and procedures for mouse phenotyping. EMPReSS describes 96 Standard Operating Procedures for mouse phenotyping. EuroPhenome contains data resulting from carrying out EMPReSS protocols on four inbred laboratory mouse strains. As well as web interfaces, both resources support web services to enable integration with other mouse phenotyping and functional genetics resources, and are committed to initiatives to improve integration of mouse phenotype databases. EuroPhenome will be the repository for a recently initiated effort to carry out large-scale phenotyping on a large number of knockout mouse lines (EUMODIC).

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Databases, Factual*
  • Internet
  • Mice*
  • Mice, Inbred Strains
  • Phenotype*
  • Systems Integration
  • User-Computer Interface