Country: United States
Date: April 2007
What are human homeodomains?
All animals have a 180 base pair (60 amino acid)
sequence that is highly conserved and codes for
regulatory proteins that control embryonic development.
These are called HOX genes in mammals and control
the basic layout of the body. They say "put an eye
here", or "put legs here", etc. They don't say what
KIND of eye, just that an eye should be put in a
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