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Gene symbol request form

Important Notice

HGNC no longer assign symbols in phenotypic series, this activity has been passed to OMIM, so please contact them with your request using the "contact us" button at OMIM.org.

Please read the gene symbol request documentation before filling out the form below. If you are looking to send us feedback, please use our feedback form instead.

Please provide as much information as possible in the form below and click 'Submit'. All non-public information will be treated in confidence.

Please add any relevant PMID(s), or if not yet published the relevant journal name and manuscript number
For mitochondria type in 'MT'
Synonyms/aliases etc
From sources such as ENA/GenBank, RefSeq and UniProt
If your sequence(s) do not fit in the box provided please send as an attachment to hgnc@genenames.org
If your sequence(s) do not fit in the box provided please send as an attachment to hgnc@genenames.org
e.g. Enzyme ID, OMIM ID, MGI ID. If requesting a locus symbol for a specific phenotype please state clearly the phenotype, form of inheritance, chromosomal location, flanking markers and maximum LOD score. Please also stipulate if the causative gene has been identified, and if yes which gene it is.
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