Aliases for UNCX Gene
External Ids for UNCX Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for UNCX Gene
GeneCards Summary for UNCX Gene
UNCX (UNC Homeobox) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with UNCX include Conotruncal Heart Malformations. GO annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is VSX2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UNCX Gene
Transcription factor involved in somitogenesis and neurogenesis. Required for the maintenance and differentiation of particular elements of the axial skeleton. May act upstream of PAX9. Plays a role in controlling the development of connections of hypothalamic neurons to pituitary elements, allowing central neurons to reach the peripheral blood circulation and to deliver hormones for control of peripheral functions (By similarity).