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MGI Gene Symbol

official gene symbol for a mouse gene

Data type

External identifier

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normally 3-5 characters, and not more than 10 characters; only Roman letters and Arabic numbers; begins with an uppercase letter, followed by all lowercase letters or numbers (exceptions are possible) (English)
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Guidelines for Nomenclature of Genes, Genetic Markers, Alleles, and Mutations in Mouse and Rat (English)
2.3 Gene Symbols and Names