The evolution of engrailed genes after duplication and speciation events

@article{Gibert2002TheEO,
  title={The evolution of engrailed genes after duplication and speciation events},
  author={Jean-Michel Gibert},
  journal={Development Genes and Evolution},
  year={2002},
  volume={212},
  pages={307-318}
}
Members of the engrailed class encode transcription factors involved in major steps of metazoan development. Few developmental regulatory genes have been studied in such a wide range of animals. Furthermore duplications of an ancestral engrailed gene independently generated multiple engrailed paralogues in several organisms. This offers the opportunity to reconstruct the evolution of the engrailed family and to study the processes involved in the functional diversification following speciation… CONTINUE READING

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