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XB-ART-25415
Int J Dev Biol December 1, 1990; 34 (4): 453-6.

The Xenopus laevis Hox 2.1 homeodomain protein is expressed in a narrow band of the hindbrain.



Abstract
The expression pattern of the Xenopus homeodomain protein Hox 2.1 during development was determined using an affinity-purified antibody directed against a carboxyterminal peptide. Nuclear staining was detected in a very narrow band of the hindbrain. This pattern was compared to that of the previously described Xenopus gene XIHbox 1 in serial sections and found to be more anterior than the XIHbox 1 long protein expression but overlapping with that of the short protein. Xenopus Hox 2.1 protein expression is restricted to a much narrower antero-posterior band than that reported for mouse Hox 2.1 RNA expression by in situ hybridization.

PubMed ID: 1981142
Article link: Int J Dev Biol
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Genes referenced: hoxa6 hoxb5 hoxb7 hoxc6 tbx2
Antibodies: HoxB5 Ab1 Hoxc6 Ab3 Hoxc6 Ab4 Hoxc6 Ab5


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