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ho·me·ot·ic

(hō'mē-ot'ik),
Pertaining to or characterized by homeosis.
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Akam, "The role of homeotic genes in the specification of the Drosophila gonad," Current Biology, vol.
(b) Comparison of the structure of R4' with homeotic partial R4' fragments.
Kennison, "The polycomb and trithorax group proteins of Drosophila: trans-regulators of homeotic gene function," Annual Review of Genetics, vol.
These include heterochronic mutations that alter structures by changing growth rates, homeotic mutations that change the identities of whole body parts, and paedomorphosis, which converts juvenile stages directly to adult ones.
Previously assessed CTC mRNA melanoma reverse transcription-quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR) biomarkers by our group (6,16-18) were used for verification of capture of melanoma cells, including tyrosine-related protein 2 (TRP-2), melanoma antigen recognized by T cells 1 (MART-1), melanoma antigen gene-A3 family (MAGE-A3), and paired box homeotic gene transcription factor 3 (PAX-3).
Homeotic transformation of crab walking leg into claw by auto transplantation of claw tissue.
Brunetti et al., "Ectopic gene expression and homeotic transformations in arthropods using recombinant Sindbis viruses," Current Biology, vol.
Kawaguchi et al., "Homeotic factor ATBF1 induces the cell cycle arrest associated with neuronal differentiation," Development, vol.
Schulz, "Latent nuclear antigen of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus interacts with RING3, a homolog of the Drosophila female sterile homeotic (fsh) gene," Journal of Virology, vol.
Ubx-YFP expression declines when moving from T3 to A8 (or PS5-PS13) because Ubx is repressed by the more posteriorly expressed homeotic genes abd-A and Abd-B [19].