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Gene Nomenclature

A. Henry Latorella latorell at UNO.CC.GENESEO.EDU
Fri May 27 07:15:53 EST 1994

In some data bases, OVID for one, a dash(-) is seen as a delineator between
two separate search terms.  Therefore, a search for "OSM-1" finds "OSM" 
and then "1". A search for "OSM1"is a single search.  Database searching is
too important to ignore, although I agree that the dash does add clarity.

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