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Description - HOX Genes by Olivier Pourquie

A subgroup of homeobox genes, which play an important role in the developmental processes of a variety of multicellular organisms, Hox genes have been shown to play a critical role in vertebrate pattern formation. Hox genes can be thought of as general purpose control genes-that is, they are similar in many organisms and direct the same processes in a variety of organisms, from mouse, to fly, to human. * Provides researchers an overview and synthesis of the latest research findings and contemporary thought in the area. * Inclusion of chapters that discuss the evolutionary development of a wide variety of organisms. * Gives researchers and clinicians insight into how defective Hox genes trigger developmental abnormalities in embryos.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780123745293
ISBN-10: 0123745292
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 13-Jul-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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