IUPAC-IUB Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature (JCBN)
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The recommendations in this version are identical to those in the published document, [see Biochem. J., 1984, 219, 345-373; Eur. J. Biochem., 1984, 138, 9-37; 1985, 152, 1; 1993, 213, 2; Internat. J. Pept. Prot. Res., 1984, 24, following p 84; J. Biol. Chem., 1985, 260,14-42; Pure Appl. Chem., 1984, 56, 595-624; Amino Acids and Peptides, 1985, 16, 387-410; Biochemical Nomenclature and Related Documents, 2nd edition, Portland Press, 1992, pages 39-69; Copyright IUBMB and IUPAC]. Any comments, corrections or suggestions for a future edition should be e-mailed to email@example.com or any other member of the Committee. A PDF (527 kB) of the printed version is available.
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This document has been reprinted in a number of places. A full list is as follows: Biochem. J., 1984, 219, 345-373; Eur. J. Biochem., 1984, 138, 9-37; 1985, 152, 1; Internat. J. Pept. Prot. Res., 1984, 24, following p 84; J. Biol. Chem., 1985, 260, 14-42; Pure Appl. Chem., 1984, 56, 595-624; Amino Acids and Peptides, 1985, 16, 387-410; and in Biochemical Nomenclature and Related Documents, 2nd edition, Portland Press, 1992, pp 39-67.
Extensions to the rules were published in the JCBN/NC-IUB Newsletter 1985, 1986, 1989; see Biochemical Nomenclature and Related Documents, 2nd edition, Portland Press, 1992, pp 68-69.
These recommendations were prepared by the IUPAC-IUB Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature (JCBN), whose members were H. B. F. Dixon (chairman), A. Cornish-Bowden (secretary), C. Liébecq (as chairman of the IUB Committee of Editors of Biochemical Journals), K. L. Loening, G. P. Moss, J. Reedijk, S. F. Velick, and J. F. G. Vliegenthart. JCBN thanks many who helped with drawing up the recommendations, especially P. Karlson, its former chairman, B. Keil, a former member of the Nomenclature Committee of IUB(NC-IUB), other members and former members of NC-IUB, namely H. Bielka, N. Sharon and E. C. Webb, and also W. E. Cohn, J. T. Edsall, J. S. Morley, G. T. Young, and members of the IUPAC Commission on Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry (CNOC).
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