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Motor neuron and pancreas homeobox 1
Symbols MNX1 ; HB9; HLXB9; HOXHB9; SCRA1
External IDs OMIM142994 MGI109160 HomoloGene21137 GeneCards: MNX1 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 3110 15285
Ensembl ENSG00000130675 ENSMUSG00000001566
UniProt P50219 Q9QZW9
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001165255 NM_019944
RefSeq (protein) NP_001158727 NP_064328
Location (UCSC) Chr 7:
156.99 – 157.01 Mb
Chr 5:
29.47 – 29.48 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Motor neuron and pancreas homeobox 1 (MNX1), also known as Homeobox HB9 (HLXB9), is a human protein encoded by the MNX1 gene.[1]

Clinical significance[edit]

Mutations in the MNX1 gene are associated with Currarino syndrome.[2]


  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: HLXB9 homeobox HB9". 
  2. ^ Merello E, De Marco P, Ravegnani M, Riccipetitoni G, Cama A, Capra V (2013). "Novel MNX1 mutations and clinical analysis of familial and sporadic Currarino cases". Eur J Med Genet 56 (12): 648–54. doi:10.1016/j.ejmg.2013.09.011. PMID 24095820. 

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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.