SIX6

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SIX6

A gene on chromosome 14q23.1 that encodes a member of the sine oculis homeobox (SIX) transcription factor family which plays a role in eye development.

Molecular pathology
SIX6 mutations may cause microphthalmia with cataract type 2 (MCOPCT2).
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To achieve this combination of technical sensitivity and specificity, we optimized qPCR assays selected from the tissue studies that used the HM technology [TUSC3, tumor suppressor candidate 3; TMEFF2; ZDHHC22, zinc finger, DHHC-type containing 22; VTN; FOXL2, forkhead box L2; NGFR; ALX4, aristaless-like homeobox 4; SIX6, SIX homeobox 6; EYA4; and SEPT9] (14).