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Irx2

Iroquois homeobox 2
Identifiers
Symbols  ; IRXA2
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Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
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Iroquois-class homeodomain protein IRX-2, also known as Iroquois homeobox protein 2, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the IRX2 gene.[1][2]

Function

IRX2 is a member of the Iroquois homeobox gene family. Members of this family appear to play multiple roles during pattern formation of vertebrate embryos.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: iroquois homeobox 2". 
  2. ^ Ogura K, Matsumoto K, Kuroiwa A, Isobe T, Otoguro T, Jurecic V, Baldini A, Matsuda Y, Ogura T (2001). "Cloning and chromosome mapping of human and chicken Iroquois (IRX) genes". Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 92 (3–4): 320–5.  

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