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General Information
Name
BITHORAX COMPLEX
Species
D. melanogaster
Symbol
BX-C
FlyBase ID
FBgg0000366
Date last reviewed
2017-10-10
Number of members
3
Description
Description

The bithorax complex (BX-C) is one of two Hox gene complexes. Hox genes encode homeodomain transcription factors. The BX-C controls the identity of the segments that contribute to the posterior thorax and each abdominal segment of the fly. (Adapted from FBrf0190304).

Notes on Group
Source Material
The BITHORAX COMPLEX Gene Group has been compiled by FlyBase curators using the following publication(s): Kassis et al., 2017, Negre and Ruiz, 2007, Maeda and Karch, 2006, Pearson et al., 2005, Carroll, 1995, and Gehring et al., 1994 .
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Members (3)
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Synonyms and Secondary IDs
Synonym(s)
BX-C
BITHORAX COMPLEX
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