Evidence for a Hox14 paralog group in vertebrates

@article{Powers2004EvidenceFA,
  title={Evidence for a Hox14 paralog group in vertebrates},
  author={Thomas P. Powers and Chris T. Amemiya},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={R183-R184}
}
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