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TALE Class
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Pbx Family
The Pbx gene family (within the TALE class) is equivalent to the PBC gene class of Bürglin and Mukherjee (2007). The gene family contains four human genes, one human pseudogene, one Drosophila gene (exd) and one amphioxus gene. The Exd/Pbx proteins are known co-factors of Hox proteins, sometimes associating with the pentapeptide motif N-terminal to the homeodomain of Hox proteins (Moens and Selleri 2006).

Reference(s):
Bürglin TR, Mukherjee K (2007) J Mol Evol 65:137-153.
Moens CB, Selleri L (2006) Devel Biol 291: 193-206.
 
Families List of Class TALE :
Atale(1)Irx(3)Meis(1)Mkx(1)Pbx(1)Pknox(1)Tgif(1)   
 
Loci in Pbx of Amphioxus back to top..
Symbol/LocusNameFamilyOrganismRegulator
PbxPbxPbxAmphioxus