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HOMEOGENE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-11-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Genetics
DEF

A gene whose expression determines the specification of a body region.

CONT

Homeobox-containing genes, the homeogenes, are transcriptional regulators conserved in numerous animal groups. In the fruit fly they specify the identity of certain spatial units of development.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Génétique
DEF

Gène régulateur du développement embryonnaire qui détermine le plan de l'organisme c'est-à-dire la mise en place spatio-temporelle.

OBS

Le gène régulateur a d'abord été découvert chez la drosophile, puis chez le xénope, la souris et l'homme.

OBS

homéogène; gène homéotique : termes publiés au Journal officiel de la République française le 6 juillet 2008.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Genética
DEF

Gen que actúa en coordinación para determinar modelos fundamentales de desarrollo [corporal].

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