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An Introduction to Biological Nomenclature: Part I, The History and Reasoning Behind Biological Nomenclature

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An Introduction to Biological Nomenclature: Part I, The History and Reasoning behind Biological Nomenclature

 

The recent emphasis on standardization of nomenclature is not just a trend, but a necessary way to disambiguate the identification of biological objects such as genes, QTLs, markers, and strains. This video will give you some background on the history of standardized genetic nomenclature and the reason why it’s important in order to strengthen your understanding of genetic nomenclature.

Complete set of guidelines for  nomenclature

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