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Shox Family
There are two human genes in the Shox gene family: SHOX and SHOX2. The SHOX (short stature homeobox) gene is located in the PAR1 pseudoautosomal region of the X and Y chromosomes; haploinsufficiency of SHOX is implicated in the short stature phenotype of Turner syndrome patients who lack one copy of the X chromosome (Rao et al. 1997). Shox has been lost from mouse, although Shox2 is present (Zhong and Holland 2011). There is one amphioxus orthologue and one Drosophila orthologue (CG34367).

Reference(s):
Rao E et al. (1997) Nat Genet 16:54-63.
Zhong YF, Holland PWH (2011) BMC Evol Biol 11: 169-204.
 
Families List of Class PRD :
Alx(2)Arx(2)Dmbx(1)Drgx(1)Gsc(1)Hesx(1)Hopx(1)Isx(1)Nobox(1)
Otp(3)Otx(3)Pax2/5/8(1)Pax3/7(1)Pax4/6(3)Phox(2)Pitx(3)Prrx(2)Rax(2)
Shox(2)Uncx(2)Vsx(2)       
 
Loci in Shox of Frog back to top..
Symbol/LocusNameFamilyOrganismRegulator
shoxshort stature homeobox ShoxFrog 
shox2short stature homeobox 2 ShoxFrog