HOXA2(redirected from homeo box A2)
HOXA2A gene on chromosome 7p15.2 that encodes a sequence-specific transcription factor for a developmental regulatory system, which provides cells with specific positional identities on the anterior-posterior axis and appears to be involved in gene expression, morphogenesis and differentiation. HOXA2 protein may be involved in correctly positioning the hindbrain segments along the anterior-posterior axis during embryonic development.
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