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J Cell Biol. 2001 Nov 26;155(5):703-4. Epub 2001 Nov 26.

Myosin-I nomenclature.

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  • 1Oregon Hearing Research Center and Vollum Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97201, USA. gillespp@ohsu.edu

Abstract

We suggest that the vertebrate myosin-I field adopt a common nomenclature system based on the names adopted by the Human Genome Organization (HUGO). At present, the myosin-I nomenclature is very confusing; not only are several systems in use, but several different genes have been given the same name. Despite their faults, we believe that the names adopted by the HUGO nomenclature group for genome annotation are the best compromise, and we recommend universal adoption.

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