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TableĀ 3 Example of a Gene Full Name and Symbol for Use in Publications

From: Gene Nomenclature System for Rice

Type Gene Full name Gene Symbol
Locus/gene NARROW LEAF 1 NAL1
Recessive allele narrow leaf 1-1 nal1-1
Dominant allele Narrow leaf 1-2 Nal1-2
Sequence variant 1 NARROW LEAF 1-s1 NAL1-s1
Sequence variant 2 NARROW LEAF 1-s2 NAL1-s2
  1. The gene full name and symbol will be written in italics and all caps. Dominant alleles begin with an upper case first letter followed by lower case letters and recessive alleles are indicated with all lower case letters and all in italics