eHistology image and annotation data from the Kaufman Atlas of Mouse Development

Richard A Baldock, Chris Armit

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Abstract

"The Atlas of Mouse Development" by Kaufman is a classic paper atlas that is the de facto standard for the definition of mouse embryo anatomy in the context of standard histological images. We have re-digitised the original H&E stained tissue sections used for the book at high resolution and transferred the hand-drawn annotations to digital form. We have augmented the annotations with standard ontological assignments (EMAPA anatomy) and made the data freely available via an online viewer (eHistology) and from the University of Edinburgh DataShare archive. The dataset captures and preserves the definitive anatomical knowledge of the original atlas, provides a core image set for deeper community annotation and teaching, and delivers a unique high-quality set of high-resolution histological images through mammalian development for manual and automated analysis.

Original languageEnglish
JournalGigaScience
Early online date20 Dec 2017
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 20 Dec 2017

Keywords

  • Journal Article

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