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Summary Expression Gene Literature (11) GO Terms (10) Nucleotides (69) Proteins (23) Interactants (1241) Wiki
Gene Symbol:

Gene Name:
mesenchyme homeobox 2

gax , mox2 , mox-2 , meox2-b , meox2-a ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
homeodomain transcription factor

Protein Function :
Mesodermal transcription factor that plays a key role in somitogenesis and is required for sclerotome development.

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Xenbase Gene ID XB-GENE-852818 XB-GENE-6464370 XB-GENE-852823
Gene Symbol meox2 meox2.L meox2.S
Chromosome Chr06 chr6L chr6S
Molecules X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Genomic Sequence Version 9.1 Version 9.2 Version 9.2
CDS Gene model Gene model Gene model
Entrez Gene 100144655
mRNA RefSeq RefSeq RefSeq
Protein NCBI Protein RefSeq RefSeq Swiss-Prot  More.. NCBI Protein RefSeq
X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Genome Browser
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Genomic Synteny Genomicus PANTHER
Expression                  Development Stages    Embryonic TissuesAdult Tissues
Summary for
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Xenbase Expression Details In situ images Single cell data at SPRING Ensembl In situ: Single cell: RNA-Seq:
Proteomics X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Embryonic Protein Expression Stage profile:
Data Mining X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
XenMine meox2 meox2.L meox2.S
Knowledgebases Entrez Gene Genetic Phenotypes Gene Expression
HGNC AGR, OMIM:Gene, GeneCards MEOX2 OMIM Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Protein Atlas
MGI, AGR Meox2 MGI, IMPC Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Eurexpress, MGI
RGD, AGR Meox2 Ensembl
ZFIN, AGR ZFIN, AGR meox2a meox2b ZFIN Ensembl
fruit fly
First Amino acid sequence of Mox-2 and comparison to its Xenopus and rat homologs., Nucleic Acids Res 1993  
Most Recent Lineage tracing of sclerotome cells in amphibian reveals that multipotent somitic cells originate from lateral somitic frontier., Dev Biol 2019          
All View All Papers 1 paper(s) referencing morpholinos
Functional Ontologies X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
GO 8 terms 6 terms 5 terms
KEGG Pathways K09322 K09322 K09322
KOG [R] Transcription factor zerknullt and related HOX domain proteins
Reagents X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
CRISPRscan Tracks meox2
Morpholinos meox2 MO1 , meox2 MO2 meox2 MO1 , meox2 MO2 meox2 MO1 , meox2 MO2
ORFs meox2.S ORF1
Clones Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience
Plasmids Addgene Addgene

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