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Featured long non-coding RNA – Hotdog

Hox genes are required for the development of the intestinal cecum, a major organ of plant-eating species. Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale, Switzerland have analyzed the transcriptional regulation of Hoxd genes in cecal buds and show that they are controlled by a series of enhancers located in a gene desert flanking the HoxD cluster. The start site of two ...

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