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Summary Expression Gene Literature (26) GO Terms (16) Nucleotides (99) Proteins (48) Interactants (177) Wiki
Gene Symbol:

Gene Name:
ventral anterior homeobox 2

xvax2 , vax3 , dres93 , vax2-a , vax2-b ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
homeodomain transcription factor

Protein Function :
Transcription factor that may function in dorsoventral specification of the forebrain. Regulates the expression of Wnt signaling antagonists.

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Xenbase Gene ID XB-GENE-492923 XB-GENE-492927 XB-GENE-6464314
Gene Symbol vax2 vax2.L vax2.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 100485836
mRNA NCBI Nucleotide NCBI Nucleotide NCBI Nucleotide
Protein NCBI Protein TrEMBL  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 vax2 vax2.L vax2.S
Knowledgebases Entrez Gene Genetic Phenotypes Gene Expression
HGNC, AGR, Monarch, OMIM, GeneCards VAX2 OMIM Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Protein Atlas
MGI, AGR Vax2 MGI, IMPC Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Eurexpress, MGI
RGD, AGR Vax2 Ensembl
ZFIN, AGR vax2 ZFIN Ensembl
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First Expression of the Vax family homeobox genes suggests multiple roles in eye development., Genes Cells 1999  
Most Recent Physiological effects of KDM5C on neural crest migration and eye formation during vertebrate development., Epigenetics Chromatin 2018                  
All View All Papers 1 paper(s) referencing morpholinos 1 paper(s) referencing OMIMs 4 paper(s) referencing Disease Ontology
Functional Ontologies X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
GO 14 terms 11 terms 9 terms
KEGG Pathways K09318 [+] K09318 K09318
KOG [K] Transcription factor EMX1 and related HOX domain proteins
Reagents X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
CRISPRscan Tracks vax2
Antibodies Vax2 Ab1 Vax2 Ab1 Vax2 Ab1
Clones Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience
Plasmids Addgene Addgene

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