Homeobox Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Homeobox.

  • 3 Encyclopedia Articles

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The Homeobox Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (3)

606 words, approx. 3 pages
Homeotic Mutation Homeotic mutations are changes in the genetic makeup of an organism which result in an incorrect positional placement of certain organs or structures. Genetic mutations such as these... Read more
495 words, approx. 2 pages
Homeobox Since their discovery by David Hogness in the genome of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster in 1983, homeobox genes, and the proteins they encode the homeodomain proteins, have turned to pl... Read more
824 words, approx. 3 pages
Hox Genes Morphology, i.e., the shape of body structures and organs, are determined by a class of genes known in mammals as Hox genes (that is homologous to Homeotic genes in Drosophila melanogaster, ... Read more
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