MPEP 2412.05
Representation and Symbols for Nucleotide and/or Amino Acid Sequences

Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 07.2022, Last Revised in February 2023

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2412.05    Representation and Symbols for Nucleotide and/or Amino Acid Sequences [R-07.2022]

[Editor Note: This section is applicable to all applications filed on or after July 1, 2022, having disclosures of nucleotide and/or amino acid sequences as defined in 37 CFR 1.831(b).]

WIPO Standard ST.26 sets forth specific symbols for representing nucleotide and/or amino acid residues in a sequence. The USPTO rules incorporate those specific symbols and additional format.