Grant Cramer (cramer at med.unr.edu) wrote:
> Hello Arabidopsis netters,
>> I have a question about the correct nomenclature for Arabidopsis. What is
> it? We have different races, ecotypes and mutants (Columbia and Landsberg
> erecta, are themselves mutants). I am about to submit a paper and cannot
> find a clear description of this. Everybody gives different names for this
> in the literature (i.e. materials and methods) and some not at all. Anybody
> know something about this?
The Trends in Genetics "genetic nomenclature guide" includes a
description of the Arabidopsis nomenclature. This guide came out last
year and should be everywhere that TIGs can be found.