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Importance of mouse biobanks stressed

The IMPC was mentioned in a recent Nature news article, Reproducibility: Use mouse biobanks or lose them. The article discussed the considerable benefits of maintaining mouse biobanks, including reduced costs, improved animal welfare and increased reproducibility. IMPC makes extensive use of biobanks such as the Knockout Mouse Project (KOMP) repository in the USA and Infrafrontier’s European Mouse Mutant Archive (EMMA).