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Nomenclature Submission Form

Submit a Proposed Locus Symbol

Please fill in all the appropriate information. If your contact details are already in MGI, you only need to enter your name and e-mail address. Press the submit button at the bottom of the form to send the information to the Mouse Genomic Nomenclature Committee (MGNC).

For assistance with nomenclature, e-mail nomen@jax.org

Contact Details:

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First name & middle name(s):  (required)
E-mail address:               (required)

Institute/Organization: Address: Address: City: State/Province: Postal Code: Country: Telephone Number: Fax Number:

Locus Details:

Please refer to the Nomenclature Checklist before completing this section.

Proposed Locus Symbol:
Proposed Locus Name:
Chromosome Location:

Published In Press Submitted In Preparation Unpublished

Status Request: Reserved and Private Release to public MGI upon approval

Requesting symbol in: (check all that apply) Mouse Human Rat
If you wish to request a symbol in Human only, then go to the Human Nomenclature Page
Sources checked: MGI HGNC RGD

Other names used in the literature (aliases):

If this locus is part of a gene family, then please specify the family and any other known members:

Please provide any additional information, such as IDs from Genbank, Ensembl, Vega; functional assay performed; etc., that may help us with the symbol approval process.

Sequence Details:

GenBank ID:

If your sequence does not have a GenBank ID, we strongly recommend that you cut and paste it into the area below. It will be treated in complete confidence.
If your sequence is long, please place as much as possible into the box; however, if the sequence is very long, you will need to send it by email to nomen@jax.org.

Sequence Data:

Locus References:

Please report citations that support this locus designation in the following short reference format. If unpublished, please include title:

  Takakura N, Cell 2000;102:199-209.


Homology Information:

If a homologous locus is known in a species other than mouse, please fill in this table:

Locus SymbolSpeciesShort CitationSequence ID

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