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HOMEOTIC GENE

Gene, containing homeobox, the level of expression of which is set during embryongenesis in response to positional cues and which then directs the later formation of tissues and appendages appropriate to that part of the organism. Mutation of these genes leads to inappropriate expression of characteristics normally associated with other part of the organism
R recombinase   R-R interval   rRNA   rRNA (adenosine-O-2'-)methyltransferase   rrna operon   RSA   RSD   RSP   (0)
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