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Lua error in Module:Infobox_gene at line 43: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value). Iroquois-class homeodomain protein IRX-6, also known as Iroquois homeobox protein 6, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the IRX6 gene.[1][2]


IRX6 is a member of the Iroquois homeobox gene family. Members of this family appear to play multiple roles during pattern formation of vertebrate embryos.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Entrez Gene: iroquois homeobox 6".
  2. Ogura K, Matsumoto K, Kuroiwa A, Isobe T, Otoguro T, Jurecic V, Baldini A, Matsuda Y, Ogura T (2001). "Cloning and chromosome mapping of human and chicken Iroquois (IRX) genes". Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 92 (3–4): 320–5. doi:10.1159/000056921. PMID 11435706.

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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.