Mike Cherry cherry at GENOME.STANFORD.EDU
Wed Feb 28 14:14:48 EST 1996

Grant Cramer (cramer at wrote:
> Hello Arabidopsis netters,
> I have a question about the correct nomenclature for Arabidopsis. What is 
> it? We have different races, ecotypes and mutants (Columbia and Landsberg 
> erecta, are themselves mutants). I am about to submit a paper and cannot 
> find a clear description of this. Everybody gives different names for this 
> in the literature (i.e. materials and methods) and some not at all. Anybody 
> know something about this?
> Grant

The Trends in Genetics "genetic nomenclature guide" includes a
description of the Arabidopsis nomenclature.  This guide came out last
year and should be everywhere that TIGs can be found.


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