Medical Definition of Pax gene

1. Mouse genes that contain a DNA binding domain similar to one in the paired genes of Drosophila. 8 Pax genes have been identified and most of them are expressed in the nervous system during development. A number of mouse mutations have been found to map to Pax genes. For example: undulated, which causes distortions of the vertebral column and sternum results from a point mutations of PAX 1 and is expressed in the sclerotome. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pax Gene

Pavlov's reflex
Pavlov method
Pavlova
Pavlovian
Pavo
Pavo cristatus
Pavo muticus
Pavy's disease
Pawaka
Pawnee
Pawsner
Pax Americana
Pax Augusta
Pax Britannica
Pax Romana
Pax gene
Paxil
Paxto
Paxton
Payena
Paykan
Paykans
Paymon
Payne
Payne's gray
Payne operation
Payr's clamp
Payr's membrane
Payr's sign

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