ALX4


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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.
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For the present study, we chose well-known genes, regulation regions of which were often hypermethylated at colorectal cancer: SEPT9, FBN1, VIM, SDC2, THBD, SFRP2, ESR1, TMEFF2, NGFR, ALX4, HLTF, and NEUROG1 [20,21].
For example, we can observe such results in literature for SEPT9, ALX4, RASSF1, and some other genes [20,21].
2010) Performance of epigenetic markers SEPT9 and ALX4 in plasma for detection of colorectal precancerous lesions.