Hox transcription factor Antp regulates sericin-1 gene expression in the terminal differentiated silk gland of Bombyx mori.

@article{Kimoto2014HoxTF,
  title={Hox transcription factor Antp regulates sericin-1 gene expression in the terminal differentiated silk gland of Bombyx mori.},
  author={M. Kimoto and T. Tsubota and K. Uchino and H. Sezutsu and S. Takiya},
  journal={Developmental biology},
  year={2014},
  volume={386 1},
  pages={
          64-71
        }
}
Hox genes are well-known master regulators in developmental morphogenesis along the anteroposterior axis of animals. However, the molecular mechanisms by which Hox proteins regulate their target genes and determine cell fates are not fully understood. The silk gland of Bombyx mori is a tubular tissue divided into several subparts along the anteroposterior axis, and the silk genes are expressed with specific patterns. The sericin-1 gene (ser1) is expressed in the middle silk gland (MSG) with… Expand
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