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Emx Family
The Emx gene family is named after the Drosophila gene empty spiracles (ems). Human has two Emx family genes on different chromosomes; amphioxus has three genes with at least two of them tandemly arranged (Minguillon et al. 2002, Takatori et al. 2008). Drosophila has two tandemly arranged Emx genes, ems and E5.

Reference(s):
Minguillon C. (2002) Gene 287: 121-128.
Takatori N et al (2008) Dev Genes Evol 218: 579-590.
 
Families List of Class ANTP :
HOXL subclass
Cdx(22)Evx(17)Gbx(15)Gsx(13)Hox1(21)Hox2(13)Hox3(25)Hox4(24)Hox5(19)Hox6-8(55)
Hox9-13(15)(96)Meox(14)Mnx(15)Pdx(6)       
NKL subclass
Abox(5)Ankx(1)Barhl(16)Bari(4)Barx(10)Bsx(10)Dbx(15)Dlx(35)Emx(22)En(19)
Hhex(10)Hlx(9)Hx(1)Lbx(14)Lcx(1)Msx(22)Msxlx(3)Nanog(15)Nedx(5)Nk1(17)
Nk2.1(18)Nk2.2(15)Nk3(14)Nk4(19)Nk5/Hmx(25)Nk6(19)Nk7(4)Noto(10)Ro(5)Tlx(19)
Vax(12)Ventx(18)         
 
Loci in Emx of All back to top..
Symbol/LocusNameFamilyOrganismRegulator
emx1empty spiracles homeobox 1EmxZebrafish 
emx2empty spiracles homeobox 2EmxZebrafish 
emx3empty spiracles homeobox 3EmxZebrafish 
ceh-2C. Elegans Homeobox 2EmxNematode 
ceh-23C. Elegans Homeobox 23EmxNematode 
Emx1 EmxMouse 
Emx2 EmxMouse 
EMX1empty spiracles homolog 1EmxHuman 
EMX2empty spiracles homolog 2EmxHuman 
EmsEmpty spiraclesEmxHoneybee 
E5E5EmxFruitfly 
emsempty spiraclesEmxFruitfly 
emx1empty spiracles homeobox 1EmxFrog 
emx1-lempty spiracles homeobox 1 likeEmxFrog 
emx1.2empty spiracles homeobox 1, gene 2EmxFrog 
emx2empty spiracles homeobox 2 EmxFrog 
EMX1empty spiracles homeobox 1EmxChicken 
EMX2empty spiracles homeobox 2EmxChicken 
EmsEmpty spiraclesEmxBeetle 
EmxaEmxaEmxAmphioxus 
EmxbEmxbEmxAmphioxus 
EmxcEmxcEmxAmphioxus