Data collection: HGNC Family

General information

Recommended name HGNC Family Collection has restriction(s) logo
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. In addition, HGNC also provides symbols for both structural and functional gene families. This collection refers to records using the HGNC family symbol.
Identifier pattern^[A-Z0-9-]+(#[A-Z0-9-]+)?$
Registry identifierMIR:00000520

Identification schemes

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

Physical locations (resources)

Resource
MIR:00100671
Description HGNC Family at HUGO Genome Nomenclature Committee
Access URL http://www.genenames.org/genefamilies/$id  [Example: PADI]
Institution European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Website http://www.genenames.org/

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