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Title: Update on human genome completion and annotations: gene nomenclature.

Authors: Nebert, Daniel W; Wain, Hester M

Published In Hum Genomics, (2003 Nov)

Abstract: Why is agreeing on one particular name for each gene important? As one genome after another becomes sequenced, it is imperative to consider the complexity of genes, genetic architecture, gene expression, gene-gene and gene-product interactions and evolutionary relatedness across species. To agree on a particular gene name not only makes one's own research easier, but will also be helpful to the present generation, as well as future generations, of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are about to enter genomics research.

PubMed ID: 15601535 Exiting the NIEHS site

MeSH Terms: Databases, Factual; Evolution, Molecular; Genome, Human*; Humans; Internet; Molecular Sequence Data; Terminology*

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