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More than patterning--Hox genes and the control of posterior axial elongation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19853557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hox genes are well known for their evolutionarily conserved role in patterning the body axis. Now, Young et al. in this issue of Developmental Cell present evidence that at least in mouse embryos Hox genes do more, namely controlling the process of axis formation itself.
Alexander Aulehla; Olivier Pourquie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Developmental cell     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1878-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Dev. Cell     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-26     Completed Date:  2009-11-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101120028     Medline TA:  Dev Cell     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  439-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
EMBL, Meyerhofstrasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Body Patterning / genetics*
Genes, Homeobox / physiology*
Homeodomain Proteins / genetics*
Transcription Factors / genetics*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cdx2 protein, mouse; 0/Homeodomain Proteins; 0/Transcription Factors
Comment On:
Dev Cell. 2009 Oct;17(4):516-26   [PMID:  19853565 ]

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