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HGNC gene symbol

The official gene symbol approved by the HGNC, which is typically a short form of the gene name.

Data type

External identifier

Statements

See [https://www.genenames.org/about/guidelines#Appendix1 syntax details] (English)
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[A-Z][0-9A-Za-z]{0,13}@?(-[0-9A-Z][0-9A-Za-z]{0,6})*
1 to 14 alphanumeric characters, starting with a letter (uppercase or capitalized); may be suffixed by 1 to 7-digit alphanumeric, separated with a dash (English)
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Constraints

[A-Z][0-9A-Za-z]{0,13}@?(-[0-9A-Z][0-9A-Za-z]{0,6})*
1 to 14 alphanumeric characters, starting with a letter (uppercase or capitalized); may be suffixed by 1 to 7-digit alphanumeric, separated with a dash (English)
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