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ready HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee


General Information
The HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) aims to assign a unique and ideally meaningful name and symbol to every human gene. The HGNC database currently comprises over 24, 000 public records containing approved human gene nomenclature and associated gene information. The website enables direct links to the searchable HGNC database and other related database resources, such as the HCOP orthology search tool and manually curated gene family webpages.

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How to cite this record HGNC; HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee ; DOI: 10.25504/FAIRsharing.29we0s; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:49 p.m.; Last accessed: Jun 18 2018 4:30 p.m.

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Record updated: July 6, 2016, 7:26 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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Publications the HGNC resources in 2015.

Gray KA,Yates B,Seal RL,Wright MW,Bruford EA
Nucleic Acids Res 2014

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Gray KA,Daugherty LC,Gordon SM,Seal RL,Wright MW,Bruford EA
Nucleic Acids Res 2012

View Paper (PubMed) View Paper (DOI) the HGNC resources in 2011.

Seal RL,Gordon SM,Lush MJ,Wright MW,Bruford EA
Nucleic Acids Res 2010

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The HGNC Database in 2008: a resource for the human genome.

Bruford EA., Lush MJ., Wright MW., Sneddon TP., Povey S., Birney E.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008

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