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gfi1  -  growth factor independent 1

Danio rerio

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Disease relevance of gfi1

  • As with its murine homologue, gfi1 expression is detected in the ganglion cells of the neural retina and in developing hair cells of the ear [1].

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Anatomical context of gfi1

  • In keeping with a role in the development of sensory hair cells, gfi1 is also expressed in neuromasts of the anterior and posterior lateral line system [1].


  1. Parapineal specific expression of gfi1 in the zebrafish epithalamus. Dufourcq, P., Rastegar, S., Strähle, U., Blader, P. Gene Expr. Patterns (2004) [Pubmed]
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