Corpus ID: 235312679

PII: S0925-4773(99)00045-3

  title={PII: S0925-4773(99)00045-3},
  author={Hee-Chan Seoa and Jennifer Curtissb and Marek Mlodzikb and Anders Fjosea},
The vertebrate Six genes are homologues of the Drosophila homeobox gene sine oculis (so), which is essential for development of the entire visual system. Here we describe two new Six genes in Drosophila, D-Six3 and D-Six4, which encode proteins with strongest similarity to vertebrate Six3 and Six4, respectively. In addition, we report the partial sequences of 12 Six gene homologues from several lower vertebrates and show that the class of Six proteins can be subdivided into three major families… Expand

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