[Arabidopsis] gene names in different species?

Colleen.MacMillan from ensisjv.com via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by Colleen.MacMillan from ensisjv.com)
Fri Oct 26 03:30:32 EST 2007


Hi,

Does anyone have info on what rules might have been suggested for naming
of genes in different species?  If for example a gene has been named in
one species, should phylogenetically related genes in other species be
named after the original gene-name?  Or, is it the norm to name genes in
each species at the discretion of the people who clone it?  

Yes of course "a rose by any other name ..." but I thought might be good
to check whether a system of gene-naming exists.

Cheers,

Colleen

 

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