Homeobox genes, of which the most well-characterized category is represented by the HOX genes, play a crucial role in normal development. In addition, several homeoproteins are involved in neoplasia. This gene encodes a homeobox protein belonging to the TALE family of homeodomain-containing proteins.
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Protein Aliases: Homeobox protein Meis1; leukemogenic homolog protein; Meis1, myeloid ecotropic viral integration site 1 homolog; MGC43380; WUGSC:H_NH0444B04.1
Gene Aliases: MEIS1
UniProt ID: (Human) O00470
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 4211