NOBOX

NOBOX

Homeobox protein NOBOX, also known as newborn ovary homeobox protein, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the NOBOX gene.[1][2][3]

Contents

  • Function 1
  • Clinical significance 2
  • References 3
  • Further reading 4
  • References 5

Function

NOBOX is a homeobox gene that is preferentially expressed in oocytes. In mice, it is essential for folliculogenesis and regulation of oocyte-specific genes.[3]

Clinical significance

A mutation in the NOBOX gene is associated with premature ovarian failure.[4]

References

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Further reading

References