Iroquois homeobox factor

Iroquois homeobox factors are a family of homeodomain transcription factors that play a role in many developmental processes.[1][2]

Human genes that encode Iroquois homeobox factors include:[2]


  1. Gómez-Skarmeta JL, Modolell J (August 2002). "Iroquois genes: genomic organization and function in vertebrate neural development". Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 12 (4): 403–8. doi:10.1016/S0959-437X(02)00317-9. PMID 12100884.
  2. 1 2 Kerner P, Ikmi A, Coen D, Vervoort M (2009). "Evolutionary history of the iroquois/Irx genes in metazoans". BMC Evol. Biol. 9: 74. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-74. PMC 2674049Freely accessible. PMID 19368711.
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