How to name a clone?

Peter M. Muriana muriana at
Sat Dec 11 13:05:40 EST 1993

In article <9312092255.AA14481 at>, peijunz at writes:
>Hi netters,
>When you got a clone (cDNA clone or genomic DNA clone), you need to
>name it. I was wondering if there is any rule to do this. I recently got
>a cDNA clone of cysteine proteinase from wheat (my insert is in
>pBluescript). What name could I give to my clone?
>Any ideas and suggestions are highly appreciated.
>Thanks in adivance.
>Peijun Zhang >

An old review article that deals with naming conventions for plasmids can 
be found in:
		Bacteriological Reviews
		vol 40:168-189, 1976
		"Uniform Nomenclature for Bacterial Plasmids: a Proposal"
		Novick et al.

Regards, Peter
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