homeoprotein

homeoprotein

(hō-mē-ō-prō'tēn),
A protein that shows sameness or similarity to another known protein, usually of another species.
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The homeoprotein Nanog is required for maintenance of pluripotency in mouse epiblast and ES cells.
Objective: Homeoprotein (HP) signaling designates the ability of HP transcription factors to transfer between cells, thus acting as signaling molecules.
Experience-dependent transfer of Otx2 homeoprotein into the visual cortex activates postnatal plasticity.
Two members of an HNF1 homeoprotein family are expressed in human liver.
The Otx2 homeoprotein regulates expression from the gonadotropin-releasing hormone proximal promoter.