Data collection: HGNC Symbol

gene human

General information

Recommended name HGNC Symbol Collection has restriction(s) logo
Alternative name(s)
  • HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee Symbol
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. This collection refers to records using the HGNC symbol.
Identifier pattern^[A-Za-z-0-9_]+(\@)?$
Registry identifierMIR:00000362

Identification schemes

Namespace hgnc.symbol
Alternative URI schemes  

Physical locations (resources)

Description HGNC Symbol at HUGO Genome Nomenclature Committee
Access URLs HTML   (using the example identifier: DAPK1)
Institution European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK