Dlx homeobox gene control of mammalian limb and craniofacial development

@article{Kraus2006DlxHG,
  title={Dlx homeobox gene control of mammalian limb and craniofacial development},
  author={Petra Kraus and Thomas Lufkin},
  journal={American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A},
  year={2006},
  volume={140A}
}
  • P. Kraus, T. Lufkin
  • Published 1 July 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A
The Dlx homeobox gene family is of ancient origin and crucial for embryonic development in invertebrates and vertebrates. The Dlx proteins are thought to function as DNA‐binding transcriptional regulators, likely controlling large numbers of downstream effector genes. In mammals gene expression analysis of the six members of the Dlx gene family has been demonstrated in the nervous system, neural crest derivatives, branchial arches, and developing appendages. Through genetic approaches the Dlx… Expand
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