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Hox genes are not always Colinear
The deuterostomes are the clade of animals for which we have the most detailed understanding of Hox cluster organisation. With the Hox cluster of amphioxus (Branchiostoma floridae) we have the best… Expand
Orphan worm finds a home: Buddenbrockia is a myxozoan.
The strange wormlike Buddenbrockia plumatellae and the spore-forming myxozoans are among the most enigmatic animals known to science. Dumortier and van Beneden (1850) first noted worm-shaped… Expand
Extensive chordate and annelid macrosynteny reveals ancestral homeobox gene organization.
Genes with the homeobox motif are crucial in developmental biology and widely implicated in the evolution of development. The Antennapedia (ANTP)-class is one of the two major classes of animal… Expand
A low diversity of ANTP class homeobox genes in Placozoa
- A. S. Monteiro, B. Schierwater, S. Dellaporta, P. Holland
- Biology, Medicine
- Evolution & development
- 1 March 2006
SUMMARY Homeobox genes of the ANTP and PRD classes play important roles in body patterning of metazoans, and a large diversity of these genes have been described in bilaterian animals and cnidarians.… Expand
Short communication Genomics of zebrafish hoxba and hoxbb loci
Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC), Universidade do Porto, Oporto, PortugalIntroductionHox genes encode DNA binding proteins that have extensiveroles in developmental gene regulation… Expand