EMX homeogene

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The Emx gene family has two members: EMX1 and EMX2. The Emx genes are responsible for encoding these two transcription factors; the homeodomain is responsible for binding to target DNA sequences to regulate transcription.[1]


  1. ^ Cecchi C, Boncinelli E (August 2000). "Emx homeogenes and mouse brain development". Trends Neurosci. 23 (8): 347–52. doi:10.1016/S0166-2236(00)01608-8. PMID 10906797.