Genenames.org: the HGNC and VGNC resources in 2019

@article{Braschi2019GenenamesorgTH,
  title={Genenames.org: the HGNC and VGNC resources in 2019},
  author={Bryony Braschi and Paul Denny and Kristian A. Gray and Tamsin E. M. Jones and Ruth L. Seal and Susan Tweedie and Bethan Yates and Elspeth A. Bruford},
  journal={Nucleic Acids Research},
  year={2019},
  volume={47},
  pages={D786 - D792}
}
Abstract The HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) based at EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) assigns unique symbols and names to human genes. There are over 40 000 approved gene symbols in our current database of which over 19 000 are for protein-coding genes. The Vertebrate Gene Nomenclature Committee (VGNC) was established in 2016 to assign standardized nomenclature in line with human for vertebrate species that lack their own nomenclature committees. The VGNC initially… 

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