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The HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) Gene Families

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1 ontology contains data on gene families based on sequence similarity, data from the literature and other databases, and manual curation.


The human hg19 ontology contains 357 gene families, 5,512 genes, and 5,526 associations.

The human hg18 ontology contains 356 gene families, 5,503 genes, and 5,513 associations.


All data for this ontology was downloaded on August 20, 2010.

GREAT v1.2

GREAT v1.2 HGNC Gene Families statistics are available here.


Ref Notes
1 Bruford, E.A., The HGNC Database in 2008: a resource for the human genome, Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan; 36(Database issue):D445-8.
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