LHX1

(redirected from LIM/homeobox protein Lhx1)

LHX1

A gene on chromosome 17q12 that encodes a homeobox transcription factor which plays a key role in the development of the renal and urogenital systems.

Molecular pathology
LHX1 is a candidate gene for Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome, which is characterised by defects of the female genital tract.