SIX2

SIX2

A gene on chromosome 2p21 that encodes a member of the sine oculis homeobox (SIX) transcription factor family which plays a role in eye and/or limb development.
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In the past few months, separate research teams from Australia, Japan, and the US have also reported advances in generating SIX2 positive cells from stem cells.
The researchers could then differentiate them further into cells expressing SIX2, SALL1, and WT1, important markers of the metanephric cap mesenchyme, a critical stage of kidney differentiation.