EMX1(redirected from empty spiracles homeobox 1)
EMX1A gene on chromosome 2p13.2 that encodes a transcription factor which, in co-operation with EMX2, generates the boundary between the roof and archipallium in the developing brain. EMX1 may function in combination with OTX1/2 to specify cell fates in the developing CNS.
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