Data collection: HGNC

General information

Recommended name HGNC
Alternative name(s)
  • HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee
Description The HGNC (HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee) provides an approved gene name and symbol (short-form abbreviation) for each known human gene. All approved symbols are stored in the HGNC database, and each symbol is unique. HGNC identifiers refer to records in the HGNC symbol database.
Identifier pattern^((HGNC|hgnc):)?\d{1,5}$
Registry identifierMIR:00000080

Identification schemes

Namespace hgnc
URI http://identifiers.org/hgnc/
Alternative URI schemes  
  • urn:miriam:hgnc
  • http://bio2rdf.org/hgnc

Physical locations (resources)

Resource
MIR:00100111
Description HUGO Genome Nomenclature Committee
Access URL http://www.genenames.org/cgi-bin/gene_symbol_report?hgnc_id=$id  [Example: 2674]
Institution European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Website http://www.genenames.org
Resource
MIR:00100698
Description Bio2RDF
Access URL http://hgnc.bio2rdf.org/describe/?url=http://bio2rdf.org/$id  [Example: hgnc:7]
Institution Bio2RDF.org
Website http://hgnc.bio2rdf.org/fct

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