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NM_002141

NM_008265

RefSeq (protein)

NP_002132

NP_032291

Location (UCSC) Chr 7: 27.13 – 27.13 Mb Chr 6: 52.19 – 52.19 Mb PubMed search [3] [4] Wikidata
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Homeobox A4, also known as HOXA4, is a protein which in humans is encoded by the HOXA4 gene.[5][6]

Function

In vertebrates, the genes encoding the class of transcription factors called homeobox genes are found in clusters named A, B, C, and D on four separate chromosomes.[7] Expression of these proteins is spatially and temporally regulated during embryonic development. This gene is part of the A cluster on chromosome 7 and encodes a DNA-binding transcription factor which may regulate gene expression, morphogenesis, and differentiation.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ENSG00000197576 - Ensembl, May 2017
  2. ^ a b c GRCm38: Ensembl release 89: ENSMUSG00000000942 - Ensembl, May 2017
  3. ^ "Human PubMed Reference:". 
  4. ^ "Mouse PubMed Reference:". 
  5. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: HOXA4 homeobox A4". 
  6. ^ McAlpine PJ, Shows TB (July 1990). "Nomenclature for human homeobox genes". Genomics. 7 (3): 460. doi:10.1016/0888-7543(90)90186-X. PMID 1973146. 
  7. ^ Scott MP (November 1992). "Vertebrate homeobox gene nomenclature". Cell. 71 (4): 551–3. doi:10.1016/0092-8674(92)90588-4. PMID 1358459. 

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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.