EMX1 is a transcription factor, which in cooperation with EMX2. It acts to generate the boundary between the roof and archipallium in the developing brain. It may function in combinations with OTX1/2 to specify cell fates in the developing central nervous system.
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Protein Aliases: Empty spiracles homolog 1; Empty spiracles-like protein 1; EMX1; Homeobox protein EMX1
Gene Aliases: Emx-1; EMX1