The current HGVS version number is shown in the top right corner of this web site (“Version xx.xx”). Note that the version does not change when a typing error is corrected, an example added, an explanation clarified, a question answered, etc.

The current version is HGVS nomenclature v15.11.

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Version list

HGVS nomenclature version 15.11 is described in Den Dunnen et al. (2016) HGVS recommendations for the description of sequence variants: 2016 update. Hum.Mutat. 25: 37: 564-569. The most significant changes between version 15.11 and version 1.0 are described below.