DLX1

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Homeobox protein DLX-1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the DLX1 gene.[1][2]

Function

This gene encodes a member of a homeobox transcription factor gene family similar to the Drosophila distal-less gene. The encoded protein is localized to the nucleus where it may function as a transcriptional regulator of signals from multiple TGF-β superfamily members. The encoded protein may play a role in the control of craniofacial patterning and the differentiation and survival of inhibitory neurons in the forebrain. This gene is located in a tail-to-tail configuration with another member of the family on the long arm of chromosome 2. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been described.[2]

References

  1. Simeone A, Acampora D, Pannese M, D'Esposito M, Stornaiuolo A, Gulisano M, Mallamaci A, Kastury K, Druck T, Huebner K, et al. (Apr 1994). "Cloning and characterization of two members of the vertebrate Dlx gene family". Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 91 (6): 2250–4. doi:10.1073/pnas.91.6.2250. PMC 43348. PMID 7907794.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Entrez Gene: DLX1 distal-less homeobox 1".

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