As we know Swiss-Prot Recommended protein names and HGNC Approved gene names can be different for the same protein. The question is exactly how many are different?
On the admittedly crude basis of exact text string matches on download lists from both sides the overlap is only 91! However, this is confounded by minor differences in initial letter cases, greek symbols, spacings, and hyphen usage. Can anyone x-check this in a more sophisticated fashion? (n.b. this has been tweeted with a Venny picture but more room for technical replies here I guess)