A knockout mouse resource for the biomedical research community

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Dec;1245:24-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06311.x.


The Knockout Mouse Project (KOMP) Repository archives and distributes vectors, embryonic stem cell clones, frozen germplasm, and live mutant mice for 8,500 knockout genes. Here, we describe the creation and functions of the KOMP Repository.

MeSH terms

  • Animal Husbandry
  • Animals
  • Biological Specimen Banks*
  • California
  • Embryonic Stem Cells*
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Mice
  • Mice, Knockout / genetics*