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Homeobox genes and gene products are involved in the development of embryos.
Characteristics of homeobox genes include which of the following?
Select ALL that apply.
They are found in both eukaryotes and prokaryotes.
Their products, homeoproteins, are believed to regulate the expression of gametic genes.
Their gene products direct the formation of many body structures during early embryonic development.
They are DNA sequences found within genes that are involved in the regulation of patterns of anatomical development.
They code for protein transcription factors which include a characteristic protein fold structure that binds DNA.
They encode proteins that determine the identity of embryonic regions along the anterior-posterior axis.
They are found exclusively in eukaryotes.
They encode proteins that determine the identity of embryonic regions along the nuclear axis.