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Expression of Hox genes in deuterostomes – the Hox gene cluster is duplicated in vertebrates. There are eight Hox gene clusters in teleost fishes, showing an additional duplication from the four Hox gene clusters found in the tetrapod vertebrates. (Credit: B J Swalla, Heredity) #NPG

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Hox genes (from an abbreviation of homeobox) are a group of related genes that control the body plan of the embryo along the anterior-poster...

Fireflies! New Work Shines Light on Hox Genes Responsible for Firefly Lantern Development - NeuroscienceNews.com Notion that Hox genes acquire new roles quickly, without compromising old ones, is novel. A firefly’s photic organ is functional throughout pupation and glows when the pupa is disturbed. Credit Armin Moczek and Matthew Stansbury.

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Hox Genes: Methods and Protocols (Hardcover)

Hox Genes: Methods and Protocols

Chromosome 12: HOX genes of development, Tell the body how to "form itself".  We share DNA with fruitflies on this one.Matt Ridley :: DNA Learning Center.

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