Favourite gene name?
Ian A. York
iayork at panix.com
Thu Feb 8 08:54:15 EST 2001
In article <3A829987.8085C58F at this.immv.unizh.ch>,
Susanne Rohrer <nospam at rzu-mailhost.unizh.ch> wrote:
>I'm sure there must be some names derived from Tolkien or even Star
Tolkein, certainly: A friend of mine named a Drosophila gene "Smaug,"
because it leads to the eviction of "nanos".
Ian York (iayork at panix.com) <http://www.panix.com/~iayork/>
"-but as he was a York, I am rather inclined to suppose him a
very respectable Man." -Jane Austen, The History of England
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