Regulating the expression and function of homeotic genes

Curr Opin Genet Dev. 1991 Aug;1(2):275-82. doi: 10.1016/s0959-437x(05)80082-6.

Abstract

Research published in the past year has led to plausible molecular models explaining the maintenance of stable patterns of homeotic gene expression through many cell generations. In addition, genes have been identified that modify the functional specificity of homeotic genes without affecting their expression patterns.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Antennapedia Homeodomain Protein
  • DNA-Binding Proteins / biosynthesis
  • DNA-Binding Proteins / genetics*
  • DNA-Binding Proteins / physiology
  • Drosophila / embryology*
  • Drosophila / genetics
  • Drosophila Proteins*
  • Embryo, Nonmammalian / ultrastructure
  • Gene Expression Regulation*
  • Genes, Homeobox*
  • Homeodomain Proteins*
  • Morphogenesis / genetics
  • Nuclear Proteins*
  • Transcription Factors*

Substances

  • Antennapedia Homeodomain Protein
  • Antp protein, Drosophila
  • DNA-Binding Proteins
  • Drosophila Proteins
  • Homeodomain Proteins
  • Nuclear Proteins
  • Transcription Factors
  • Ubx protein, Drosophila