ALX4

(redirected from ALX homeobox 4)

ALX4

A gene on chromosome 11p11.2 that encodes a homeodomain transcription factor, which may play a role in craniofacial development, mesenchymal-epithelial communication and hair-follicle development.

Molecular pathology
ALX4 mutations cause parietal foramina 2 and Potocki-Shaffer syndrome.