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Lmx1b


LIM homeobox transcription factor 1-beta, also known as LMX1B, is a protein which in humans is encoded by the LMX1B gene.[1][2]

Contents

  • Function 1
  • Clinical significance 2
  • References 3
  • Further reading 4
  • External links 5

Function

LMX1B is a LIM homeobox transcription factor which plays a central role in dorso-ventral patterning of the vertebrate limb.[3]

Clinical significance

Mutations in the LMX1B gene are associated with the Nail-patella syndrome.[4]

References

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Further reading

External links

  • GeneReviews/NIH/NCBI/UW entry on Nail-Patella Syndrome
  • LIM homeobox transcription factor 1 beta at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)



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