Definition of Homeotic gene
1. Noun. One the genes that are involved in embryologic development.
Medical Definition of Homeotic gene
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Literary usage of Homeotic gene
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1. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"... “Hepatocyte nuclear factor 3 alpha belongs to a gene family in mammals that is homologous to the Drosophila homeotic gene fork head”, Genes Dev 5, pp. ..."
2. Gene Transfer in Animal Systems: Bibliography, 1985-1991 (1993)
"The second test was to examine interactions with a mutation in the female sterile (1) homeotic gene. The penetrance of the homeotic phenotype in progency ..."