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EC Boosts Funds for Mutant Mice

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Science  15 Jun 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5524, pp. 1985-1987
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5524.1985b

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The European Commission has awarded a $3.8 million grant to a "virtual archive" of mutant mice used in research on cancer and a variety of other human diseases. Announced at an 11 June press conference in Rome, the award will go to the European Mouse Mutant Archive, a consortium of European institutes that create and store mutant mice and their frozen embryos.