The HGNC (HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee) provides an approved gene name and symbol (short-form abbreviation) for each known human gene. All approved symbols are stored in the HGNC database, and each symbol is unique. HGNC identifiers refer to records in the HGNC symbol database.

classification gene gene name life science non-coding rna ontology protein pseudogene
Homepage OWL
Elspeth Bruford   0000-0002-8380-5247
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
16793   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE

A summary of the relations in the Bioregistry schema can be found here.

In Collection
FHIR External Terminologies Global Biodata Coalition - Global Core Biodata Resources
Metaregistry HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 15 mappings to external registries for this resource with 6 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
AberOWL AberOWL logo aberowl HGNC
BioContext biocontext HGNC
BioPortal BioPortal Prefixes logo bioportal HGNC
Cellosaurus Cellosaurus Registry logo cellosaurus HGNC
EDAM EDAM Ontology logo edam 2298
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.amcv1e
GO Gene Ontology Registry logo go HGNC
HL7 HL7 External Code Systems logo hl7 2.16.840.1.113883.6.281 logo miriam hgnc
N2T Name-to-Thing logo n2t hgnc
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information Registry logo ncbi HGNC
Prefix Commons Prefix Commons logo prefixcommons hgnc
TogoID togoid Hgnc
UniProt UniProt Cross-ref database logo uniprot DB-0042
Wikidata Wikidata Property logo wikidata P354

A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier 16793 is used to demonstrate the providers available for HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee hgnc!/hgnc_id/16793
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
Name-to-Thing n2t
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here. These are typically inherited from or Prefix Commons, and need extra curation.

Code Name URL
bio2rdf Bio2RDF
gencc The Gene Curation Coalition
indra INDRA Database