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Meox2 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Meox2
  • Name
    mesenchyme homeobox 2
  • Synonyms
    Gax, Mox2, Mox-2
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:103219
    NCBI Gene: 17286
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: MEOX2
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    5 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr12:37108546-37179528 bp, + strand
  • From NCBI annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 12, 16.84 cM
  • Mapping Data
    7 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    653 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
  • RFLP
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_103219
protein coding gene Chr12:37108540-37179534 (.)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0019695
protein coding gene Chr12:35379885-35448343 (+)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0019661
protein coding gene Chr12:34259206-34320161 (+)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0019632
protein coding gene Chr12:35301958-35365825 (+)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0019639
protein coding gene Chr12:34465844-34526328 (+)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0019443
protein coding gene Chr12:35254651-35317213 (+)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0020086
protein coding gene Chr12:36371865-36447757 (+)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0017710
protein coding gene Chr12:33351172-33411191 (+)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0018996
protein coding gene Chr12:30326870-30396147 (+)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0019415
protein coding gene Chr12:37573742-37644385 (+)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0019528
protein coding gene Chr12:34111011-34172717 (+)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0019517
protein coding gene Chr12:33817556-33879609 (+)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0019598
protein coding gene Chr12:35465906-35537744 (+)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0019553
protein coding gene Chr12:37338736-37444530 (+)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0020126
protein coding gene Chr12:34831427-34903030 (+)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0018763
protein coding gene Chr12:28798152-28859536 (+)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0018553
protein coding gene Chr12:29497579-29566137 (+)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0019046
protein coding gene Chr12:35106603-35175417 (+)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    MEOX2, mesenchyme homeobox 2
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    10
  • Human Ortholog
    MEOX2, mesenchyme homeobox 2
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Synonyms
    GAX, MOX2
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 4223
    neXtProt AC: NX_P50222
    UniProt: P50222

  • Chr Location
    7p21.2; chr7:15611212-15686683 (-)  GRCh38.p7

  • HomoloGene
    Vertebrate Homology Class 4330
    1 human;1 mouse;1 rat;1 chimpanzee;1 cattle;1 dog;1 chicken;1 zebrafish;1 frog, western clawed;1 macaque, rhesus
  • HCOP
    human homology predictions: MEOX2
  • Gene Tree
Human Diseases
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  • Mutations/Alleles
    1 with disease annotations
  • References
    1 with disease annotations
Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    19 phenotypes from 2 alleles in 3 genetic backgrounds
    233 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    6 images
    259 phenotype references
Phenotype Overview

adipose tissue
behavior/neurological
cardiovascular system
cellular
craniofacial
digestive/alimentary system
embryo
endocrine/exocrine glands
growth/size/body
hearing/vestibular/ear
hematopoietic system
homeostasis/metabolism
immune system
integument
limbs/digits/tail
liver/biliary system
mortality/aging
muscle
neoplasm
nervous system
pigmentation
renal/urinary system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeleton
taste/olfaction
vision/eye

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Several mutations that inactivate the gene result in mild defects of rib and vertebrae development. Inactivation in conjunction with a null mutation in a related homeobox gene results in more severe defects stemming from impaired somite formation, patterning, and differentiation.
Gene Ontology
(GO)
Classifications
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  • All GO Annotations
  • GO References
Molecular Function

carbohydrate derivative binding
cytoskeletal protein binding
DNA binding
enzyme regulator
hydrolase
ligase
lipid binding
oxidoreductase
RNA binding
signaling receptor activity
signaling receptor binding
transcription
transferase
transporter
Biological Process

carbohydrate derivative metabolism
cell death
cell differentiation
cell proliferation
cellular component organization
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
nucleic acid-templated transcription
protein metabolic process
response to stimulus
signaling
system development
Cellular Component

cell projection
cytoplasmic vesicle
cytoskeleton
cytosol
endoplasmic reticulum
endosome
extracellular region
Golgi apparatus
mitochondrion
non-membrane-bounded organelle
nucleus
organelle envelope
organelle lumen
plasma membrane
synapse
vacuole
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Expression
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Expression Overview

early conceptus
embryo ectoderm
embryo endoderm
embryo mesoderm
embryo mesenchyme
extraembryonic component
alimentary system
auditory system
branchial arches
cardiovascular system
connective tissue
endocrine system
exocrine system
hemolymphoid system
integumental system
limbs
liver and biliary system
musculoskeletal system
nervous system
olfactory system
reproductive system
respiratory system
urinary system
visual system
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  • Assay Results
  • Tissues
  • cDNA Data
  • Literature Summary
  • Comparison Matrix
  • Interactions
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    Sequences &
    Gene Models
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    Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
    genomic 17286 NCBI Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 70983 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript NM_008584 RefSeq | MGI Sequence Detail 2360 C57BL/6  
    polypeptide P32443 UniProt | EBI | MGI Sequence Detail 303 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 38
      Genomic 2
      cDNA 33
      Primer pair 2
      Other 1

      Microarray probesets 4
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGD-MRK-12395, MGD-MRK-12397, MGD-MRK-24089, MGI:2144856
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 327
      Developmental Gene Expression 41
      Diseases 1
      Gene Ontology 10
      Phenotypes 259
    • Earliest
      J:3682 Candia AF, et al., Mox-1 and Mox-2 define a novel homeobox gene subfamily and are differentially expressed during early mesodermal patterning in mouse embryos. Development. 1992 Dec;116(4):1123-36
    • Latest
      J:265808 Sibbritt T, et al., A gene regulatory network anchored by LIM homeobox 1 for embryonic head development. Genesis. 2018 Sep;56(9):e23246

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    last database update
    11/13/2018
    MGI 6.13
    The Jackson Laboratory