Homeobox

A homeobox is a DNA sequence found within genes that are involved in the regulation of patterns of anatomical development (morphogenesis) in animals, fungi and plants.

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MEIS1
... Homeobox protein Meis1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MEIS1 gene ... Homeobox genes, of which the most well-characterized category is represented by the HOX genes, play a crucial role in normal development ... This gene encodes a homeobox protein belonging to the TALE ('three amino acid loop extension') family of homeodomain-containing proteins ...
HOXC10
... Homeobox protein Hox-C10 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the HOXC10 gene ... This gene belongs to the homeobox family of genes ... The homeobox genes encode a highly conserved family of transcription factors that play an important role in morphogenesis in all multicellular organisms ...
MKX
... Homeobox protein Mohawk, also known as iroquois homeobox protein-like 1, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MKX (mohawk homeobox) gene ...
HOXD12
... Homeobox protein Hox-D12 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the HOXD12 gene ... This gene belongs to the homeobox family of genes ... The homeobox genes encode a highly conserved family of transcription factors that play an important role in morphogenesis in all multicellular organisms ...