information on: embryonic and larval anatomy, genomics, genetic staging, molecular probes, and ZFIN, the on-line database of zebrafish information.

Zebrafish Gene Nomenclature

An exerpt from Chapter 7 (Genetic Methods) of the Zebrafish Book. It address conventions for naming zebrafish genes, including genes identified by mutation as well as the use of abbreviated names and alleles. It also discusses priority in naming.

Nematode (C. elegans) Genes, Transcripts, and Proteins

Home of the Sanger Centre’s C. elegans BLAST server. This site allows the searching of a DNA database containing sequence data from both the Cambridge and St. Louis sequencing groups. You can also search the current database of C. elegans ESTs and the C. elegans protein database wormpep.

American Type Culture Collection (ATCC)

ATCC is a global nonprofit bioscience organization that provides biological products, technical services, and educational programs to private industry, government, and academic organizations around the world. The mission of the ATCC is to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, and distribute biological materials, information, technology, intellectual property, and standards for the advancement, validation, and application of scientific knowledge.

Plant Genome Nomenclature

The Mendel Bioinformatics Group at the John Innes Center in the UK maintains this database of plant genome nomenclature.

Yeast (S. cerevisiae) Genome, Genes, and Proteins

Home of the Saccharomyces Genome Database (SGD), covering the molecular biology and genetics of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, commonly known as baker’s or budding yeast.

Human Cytochrome P450 Polymorphisms

Recommended nomenclature for the polymorphisms of human cytochrome P450 enzymes.

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