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Meaning of "homeobox gene" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOMEOBOX GENE

homeobox gene  [ˈhəʊmɪəˌbɒks dʒiːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOMEOBOX GENE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Homeobox gene is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOMEOBOX GENE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Homeobox

A homeobox is a DNA sequence found within genes that are involved in the regulation of patterns of anatomical development in animals, fungi and plants.

Definition of homeobox gene in the English dictionary

The definition of homeobox gene in the dictionary is a gene that regulates cell development, containing a homeobox.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOMEOBOX GENE


agene
ˈeɪdʒiːn
antigene
ˈæntɪˌdʒiːn
asparagine
əˈspærəˌdʒiːn
gene
dʒiːn
hygiene
ˈhaɪdʒiːn
indigene
ˈɪndɪˌdʒiːn
ingine
ɪnˈdʒiːn
jean
dʒiːn
jin
dʒiːn
Neogene
ˈniːəˌdʒiːn
oncogene
ˈɒŋkəʊˌdʒiːn
Palaeogene
ˈpælɪəˌdʒiːn
paleogene
ˈpælɪəʊˌdʒiːn
pathogene
ˈpæθəˌdʒiːn
phosgene
ˈfɒzdʒiːn
photogene
ˈfəʊtəʊˌdʒiːn
polygene
ˈpɒlɪˌdʒiːn
sagene
səˈdʒiːn
supergene
ˈsuːpərˌdʒiːn
transgene
ˈtrænzˌdʒiːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOMEOBOX GENE

homeobox
homeomeric
homeomerous
homeomery
homeomorph
homeomorphic
homeomorphism
homeomorphous
homeomorphy
homeopath
homeopathic
homeopathically
homeopathist
homeopathy
homeosis
homeostases
homeostasis
homeostatic
homeoteleuton
homeotherm

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOMEOBOX GENE

complementary gene
cymogene
diphosgene
Eogene
epigene
gasogene
jumping gene
melongene
oligogene
pangene
plasmagene
regulator gene
reporter gene
seltzogene
the Neogene
the Palaeogene
virogene

Synonyms and antonyms of homeobox gene in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «homeobox gene» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOMEOBOX GENE

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The translations of homeobox gene from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «homeobox gene» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

同源盒基因
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gen homeobox
570 millions of speakers

English

homeobox gene
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

homeobox जीन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

homeobox الجين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гомеобоксный ген
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gene homeobox
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হোমবক্স জিন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gène homéotique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gen homeobox
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Homöoboxgens
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ホメオボックス遺伝子
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

호 메오 박스 (homeobox) 유전자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gene homeobox
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gen homeobox
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Homeobox மரபணு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

होमोबॉक्स जीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Homeobox geni
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gene homeobox
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gen homeobox
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гомеобоксних ген
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gena homeobox
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γονιδίου homeobox
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

homeobox gene
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

homeobox -gen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

homeobox genet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of homeobox gene

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMEOBOX GENE»

The term «homeobox gene» is normally little used and occupies the 114.031 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMEOBOX GENE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about homeobox gene

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOMEOBOX GENE»

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Murine Homeobox Gene Control of Embryonic Patterning and ...
Despite this mammalian predilection, a common thread to each of these reviews is the underlying importance of what has been learned about homeoprotein function in other animal species, particularly arthropods like Drosophila.
T. Lufkin, 2003
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New Scientist
His prize was the first evidence to implicate a homeobox gene from the African clawed toad (Xenopus laevis) in the formation of somites. Somites are the tissues that give rise to the segmented structures — such as the spinal column and ribs ...
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Hematopoiesis : A Developmental Approach: A Developmental ...
General Overview This chapter will review the growing evidence for a role of the homeobox gene family in hematopoietic development. A number of these genes are expressed in stage- and lineage- restricted patterns in blood cells, and ...
Harvard Medical School Leonard I. Zon Associate Professor, 2001
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Fetal and Neonatal Physiology: Expert Consult (2-Volume Set)
Growth factors including members of the TGF-β and epidermal growth factor ( EGF) families also have been shown to be regulated by Hox proteins. 20,134,136,184 HUMAN DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH HOMEOBOX GENE ANOMALIES In ...
Richard A. Polin, William W. Fox, Steven H. Abman, 2011
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International Review of Cytology: A Survey of Cell Biology
A Survey of Cell Biology. 83 TABLE I Genes Expressed in the Xenopus Animal Caps after Activin Treatment Gene Onset of expression Defining feature of gene Reference Mix.1 30 min Homeobox gene, relative of Drosophila paired Rosa ...
‎1999
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Proteomics of Spermatogenesis
The promoter sequences fiom the Pem homeobox gene that directs Sertoli cell specific expression have been identified. A 0.6-kb 5'-flanking sequence directs transgene expression specifically in the testis and the epididymis but not in any ...
G. S. Gupta, 2006
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ANNUAL REPORTS IN MED CHEMISTRY V27 PPR
demonstrated the absolute requirement of functional homeobox gene activity for proper embryonic development in mm (14,15). Although their extreme conservation in organization and expression provides a great deal of circumstantial ...
John M. McCall, 1992
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Animal Behavior Desk Reference: A Dictionary of Animal ...
1991; Dye 2002, 73). cf. gene: homeobox gene, homeotic homeobox gene, Hox cluster, “nonhomeotic-homeobox gene” Comments: The first homeobox predates the origin of animals (Arthur 2002, 758). Homeoboxes are re- markably similar ...
Edward M. Barrows, 2011
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Homeobox Gene HOXA7 and Chemotherapy Resistance in Acute ...
Acute leukemia results from abnormal proliferation of either myeloid (acute myeloid leukemia [AML]) or lymphoid (acute lymphoid leukemia [ALL]) progenitor cells.
Olaniyi Adewuyi Asimolowo, 2006
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development
The similar homeobox gene expression, and regulatory interactions, found in mammal nervous system, heart, eye, limb, gut. kidney, and blood- forming systems also have somewhat histologically related function in invertebrates. Pax- 6 gene ...
Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOMEOBOX GENE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term homeobox gene is used in the context of the following news items.
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Novel mutations in PAX6, OTX2 and NDP in anophthalmia …
Article | PubMed | ISI | CAS |; Beby F, Lamonerie T: The homeobox gene Otx2 in development and disease. Exp Eye Res 2013; 111: 9–16. «Nature.com, Jul 15»
2
A role for VAX2 in correct retinal function revealed by a novel …
... Borsani G, Beckmann JS, Barsacchi G, Ballabio A, Banfi S. A homeobox gene, vax2, controls the patterning of the eye dorsoventral axis. «BMC Blogs Network, Jun 15»
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CDX2 homeoprotein is involved in the regulation of ST6GalNAc-I …
... immunohistochemical study with special reference to CDX-2 homeobox gene and MUC2 expression. Am J Surg Pathol 2004;28:442–452. «Nature.com, Apr 15»
4
Incredible: Meet The Man With Two Functioning Penises
The condition isn't genetic, but could be caused by irregular homeobox gene expression during the 4th week of fetal development. This change ... «Pulse.com.gh, Jan 15»
5
Gene for dissected leaves: Arabidopsis thaliana lost the RCO gene …
The research team also examined the RCO sequence in greater detail and found it is a Homeobox gene. These genes function like genetic ... «Phys.Org, Feb 14»
6
To Understand Gene Mutations Leading To Birth Defects …
Genome-Wide Association Mapping in Dogs Enables Identification of the Homeobox Gene, NKX2-8, as a Genetic Component of Neural Tube ... «Medical Daily, Jul 13»
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Genetics 'pioneer' remembered for genome mapping contributions
... of scientists at the University of Basel in Switzerland and, together with William McGinnis, cloned the first mouse homeobox gene in 1983. «Yale Daily News, Mar 13»
8
The convergent evolution of butterflies is controlled by a single gene
... poison by growing extra legs via an alteration of the expression of the homeobox gene (an existing gene controls the development of legs). «io9, Jul 11»
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Revealed: The secret of how worms re-grow amputated body parts …
'With the homeobox gene Smed-prep, we have characterised the first gene necessary for correct anterior fate and patterning during ... «Daily Mail, Apr 10»
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New Progenitor Cell in Mice Can Cause Prostate Cancer
One effect of androgen deprivation is to turn off expression of the Nkx3-1 homeobox gene, which regulates prostate epithelial differentiation. «MedPage Today, Sep 09»

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