Favourite gene name?

R. John Lye rjl6n at virginia.edu
Tue Feb 13 07:07:44 EST 2001


Scott Coutts wrote:

> Less funny than the fucose kinase, but still unfortunately named are
> arylsulphatase E genes: 'ARSE'.

Along the same lines - several years ago, a friend was working on
autonomously replicating plasmids to be used in C. elegans.  He
really wanted to name them pCev-Ars for obvious reasons (the
"v" was for "vector").

John







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