In amongst the functional genes encoding proteins, the human genome contains a myriad of non-functional gene copies and gene fragments – known as pseudogenes. By naming these pseudogenes we help to reveal their relationships to their functional gene relatives, and to ‘label’ the genome more fully . However, [Read more]
A closer look at our more recent HGNC guideline updates
The last blog post featured our Summer Newsletter, and we discussed some of the issues brought up in our Nature Genetics comment article on our guidelines including mention of our solution for the “Excel auto-changing [Read more]
Fewer changes, other species, and no more dates – the new HGNC guidelines have been released!
We are delighted to announce that we have published a comment article about updates to our nomenclature guidelines. The citation in Nature Genetics can be viewed in the ‘Publications’ section below. A [Read more]
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Thursday morning - the second ‘proper’ working day of the week for me as I work part-time. I have two sons, one aged 7 and the other aged 4, neither of whom have anywhere to go currently during my working week. At least I don’t have [Read more]