FOXC1

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FOXC1

A gene on chromosome 6p25 that encodes a member of the forkhead family of transcription factors, which plays a role in regulating ocular and embryonic development.

Molecular pathology
FOXC1 mutations are linked to primary congenital glaucoma, autosomal dominant iridogoniodysgenesis anomaly and Axenfeld-Rieger anomaly.
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Mutations of the forkhead/ winged-helix gene, FKHL7, in patients with Axenfeld -Rieger anomaly.
The forkhead transcription factor gene FKHL7 Is responsible for glaucoma phenotypes which map to 6p25.