FOXE1

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FOXE1

An intronless gene on chromosome 9q22 that encodes a member of the forkhead family of transcription factors, specifically a thyroid transcription factor, which plays a crucial role in thyroid morphogenesis.

Molecular pathology
FOXE1 mutations are linked to congenital hypothyroidism and cleft palate with thyroid dysgenesis.