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Gene Review

IRX1  -  iroquois homeobox 1

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  • By 24 hpf, irx1 expression was clearly detected in the acousticovestibual ganglia, tectum, tegmentum, cerebellum and rhombomere 1 but not in rhombomere 2 or mid-hindbrain boundary [1].
  • By 16 h post-fertilization (hpf), irx1 expression was exclusively limited to the prospective midbrain and hindbrain [1].


  1. Identification and expression of zebrafish Iroquois homeobox gene irx1. Cheng, C.W., Hui, C., Strähle, U., Cheng, S.H. Dev. Genes Evol. (2001) [Pubmed]
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