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Homeobox The term 'Homeobox' as it applies to the area of gnome research can be defined as 'A short stretch of nucleotides whose base sequence is virtually identical in all the genes that contain it. Homeoboxes have been found in many organisms from fruit flies to human beings. In the fruit fly, a homeobox appears to determine when particular groups of genes are expressed during development'.
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