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Homeobox gene

Definition noun, plural: homeobox genes One of a group of genes with a common DNA sequence (a homeobox) that code for a... Read More


Definition noun, plural: homeoboxes DNA sequence (of about 180 base pairs) contained in a gene (e.g. hox gene), and code... Read More

Chromosome 2

Definition noun In humans, the autosome that is considered as the second-largest, spanning more than 242 million base pairs,... Read More

Homeotic mutation

Definition noun, plural: homeotic mutations A mutation in homeobox genes resulting in homeotic transformation in... Read More


Definition noun, plural: homeodomains A protein domain consisting of 60 amino acid residues encoded for by a homeobox. It is... Read More