HOXB8 - Homeobox protein Hox-B8 - human protein (Function)
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HOXB8 »  Homeobox protein Hox-B8
Protein also known as:  Homeobox protein Hox-2.4.
Gene name:  HOXB8
Family name: Antp homeobox
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Sequence-specific transcription factor which is part of a developmental regulatory system that provides cells with specific positional identities on the anterior-posterior axis.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activitydefinition[GO:0003700] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
Transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA bindingdefinition[GO:0000976] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
GO biological process 
Adult locomotory behaviordefinition[GO:0008344] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Anterior/posterior pattern specificationdefinition[GO:0009952] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Dorsal spinal cord developmentdefinition[GO:0021516] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Embryonic skeletal system morphogenesisdefinition[GO:0048704] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Grooming behaviordefinition[GO:0007625] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Negative regulation of myeloid cell differentiationdefinition[GO:0045638]  
  • ISSOrtholog Curator
Regulation of transcription, DNA-templateddefinition[GO:0006355]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Sensory perception of paindefinition[GO:0019233] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Transcription, DNA-templateddefinition[GO:0006351]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW


Biological process 
Transcription  definition   [KW-0804]
Transcription regulation  definition   [KW-0805]
Molecular function 
Developmental protein  definition   [KW-0217]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]

Further external links

GeneWiki: HOXB8
GenomeRNAi: 3218
PRO: PR:P17481