Aliases for HOXC9 Gene
External Ids for HOXC9 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for HOXC9 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HOXC9 Gene
This gene belongs to the homeobox family of genes. The homeobox genes encode a highly conserved family of transcription factors that play an important role in morphogenesis in all multicellular organisms. Mammals possess four similar homeobox gene clusters, HOXA, HOXB, HOXC and HOXD, which are located on different chromosomes and consist of 9 to 11 genes arranged in tandem. This gene is one of several homeobox HOXC genes located in a cluster on chromosome 12. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for HOXC9 Gene
HOXC9 (Homeobox C9) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Differentiation of white and brown adipocyte. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is HOXD9.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for HOXC9 Gene
Sequence-specific transcription factor which is part of a developmental regulatory system that provides cells with specific positional identities on the anterior-posterior axis.