Aliases for ISX Gene
External Ids for ISX Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ISX Gene
Homeobox genes encode DNA-binding proteins, many of which are thought to be involved in early embryonic development. Homeobox genes encode a DNA-binding domain of 60 to 63 amino acids referred to as the homeodomain. This gene is a member of the RAXLX homeobox gene family. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for ISX Gene
ISX (Intestine Specific Homeobox) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ISX include Hypervitaminosis A and Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 10. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is RAX.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for ISX Gene
Transcription factor that regulates gene expression in intestine. May participate in vitamin A metabolism most likely by regulating BCO1 expression in the intestine (By similarity).