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Hox Genes or Homeotic genes in Development

By | May 1, 2021

Homeotic genes/ Hox genes encode transcription factors, which play an important role in giving a unique identity to each segment and thereby setting up morphogenesis along the anterior posterior axis.They are recognizable by the presence of a 60 amino acid long DNA binding region called the homeodomain, but all homeo domain containing proteins are not… Read More »