nomenclature

FORSDYKE at QUCDN.QueensU.CA FORSDYKE at QUCDN.QueensU.CA
Fri Oct 8 10:06:50 EST 1993


(Sandy Silverman) says:
>What would be the proper way to refer to an enzyme activity when the
>following conventions hold.

>MFG1 (italics) = gene  (my favorite gene)
>Mfg1p          = protein from that gene

      I do not think you need the "p" at all. Italics indicates the gene. The
absence of italics indicates the gene product (protein). "Mfg1 activity" means
the activity of the protein.
                           Sincerely, Don Forsdyke



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