How to Name a New Protein ... ?

Achim Recktenwald reckteac at
Tue Apr 29 07:07:13 EST 1997

R.A. Obar wrote:
> To all -
> I'm writing up work on a new protein about which very little is known
> apart from its sequence (and predicted secondary structure).  I'd
> appreciate any published (or weblished) references or suggestions that
> might aid me in selecting a name for the protein that won't be too
> presumptuous (i.e. as the function is still unknown) or too difficult to
> achieve acceptance with.  Many thanks.
> Bob Obar
> 102063.2640 at

Try the following site, it has pages about enzymes:

Achim Recktenwald, PhD
IBEX Technologies, Inc.
5485 rue Pare
Montreal, Quebec, H4P 1P7

Fax  : (514) 344-8827
email: achim at

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