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Summary Expression Gene Literature (12) GO Terms (14) Nucleotides (214) Proteins (59) Interactants (290) Wiki
Gene Symbol:

Gene Name:
forkhead box I4, gene 2

XFD2 , xlFox1a , foxia , Xfoxi1 , Xfoxi1a , foxi4.2-a , foxi4.2-b , foxi1a ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
forkhead domain transcription factor

Protein Function :
Transcription factor. Essential for ventral specification of the early cephalic (head) ectoderm during gastrulation, playing a role in the 'non-neural' versus 'neural' cell fate choice. Binds to DNA vi...[+]

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Xenbase Gene ID XB-GENE-487658 XB-GENE-6252155 XB-GENE-865722
Gene Symbol foxi4.2 foxi4.2.L foxi4.2.S
Chromosome Chr1 chr1L chr1S
Molecules X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Genomic Sequence Version 10.0 Version 9.1 Version 9.1
CDS Gene model Gene model Gene model
Entrez Gene 394878
mRNA RefSeq NCBI Nucleotide NCBI Nucleotide
Protein RefSeq Swiss-Prot  More.. RefSeq Swiss-Prot  More.. RefSeq Swiss-Prot  More..
X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
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Genomic Synteny Genomicus PANTHER
Expression                  Development Stages    Embryonic TissuesAdult Tissues
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Xenbase Expression Details In situ images Single cell data at SPRING Ensembl In situ: Single cell: RNA-Seq:
Data Mining X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
XenMine foxi4.2 foxi4.2.L foxi4.2.S
Knowledgebases Entrez Gene Genetic Phenotypes Gene Expression
Protein Atlas
fruit fly
First Spatial and temporal transcription patterns of the forkhead related XFD-2/XFD-2'' genes in Xenopus laevis embryos., Mech Dev 1994          
Most Recent Combinatorial transcription factor activities on open chromatin induce embryonic heterogeneity in vertebrates., EMBO J 2021                          
All View All Papers 2 paper(s) referencing morpholinos 1 paper(s) referencing OMIMs 1 paper(s) referencing Disease Ontology
Functional Ontologies X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
GO 12 terms 9 terms 9 terms
PANTHER foxi4.2
KEGG Pathways K09401 K09401 K09401
KOG [K] Transcription factor of the Forkhead/HNF3 family
Reagents X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
CRISPRscan Tracks foxi4.2
Morpholinos foxi4.2 MO1
ORFs foxi4.2 ORF1 foxi4.2.L ORF1 foxi4.2.S ORF1
Clones EXRC Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience
Plasmids Addgene Addgene

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