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Dmbx Family
There is a single member of this gene family in human and amphioxus. Drosophila lacks the gene family; this is secondary loss, because there is a probable orthologue (manacle) in the cnidarian Hydra vulgaris. Expression of the amphioxus, ascidian and vertebrate Dmbx genes has been compared in an investigation of midbrain evolution (Takahashi and Holland 2004).

Takahashi T, Holland PWH (2004) Development 131:3285-3294.
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Loci in Dmbx of Frog back to top..
dmbx1diencephalon/mesencephalon homeobox 1 DmbxFrog