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Browser help

Since there are many different browsers and versions of browser being used across the world, here are some helpful tips to which browsers to use and how to enable javascript on your browser to make sure your user experience of our site is a good one.


Most pages found on www.genenames.org require the user to have JavaScript enabled on their browser of choice. Links to instructions to accomplish this task can be found below.

Supported Browsers

The following browsers are supported, i.e. all site features including JavaScript and CSS styles should work properly:

We recommend Chrome for browsing www.genenames.org.

IE is no longer supported and the site may not work correctly using any version. Visit Browse happy for an independent run through of modern browsers.