Data collection: HGNC

gene human

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
Compact Identifier hgnc:{accession number}
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Physical locations (resources)

primary Resource
Description HUGO Genome Nomenclature Committee
Access URLs HTML   (using the example identifier: 2674)
Institution European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
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