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Gene: Hoxb8 (homeobox B8) Mus musculus
Symbol: Hoxb8
Name: homeobox B8
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits sequence-specific DNA binding; INVOLVED IN adult locomotory behavior; anterior/posterior pattern specification; dorsal spinal cord development; ASSOCIATED WITH abnormal axial skeleton morphology; abnormal coat appearance; abnormal dorsal root ganglion morphology; ASSOCIATED WITH obsessive-compulsive disorder (ortholog); trichotillomania (ortholog); FOUND IN nucleoplasm (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine; 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine; 4-hydroxyphenyl retinamide
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: homeo box B8; homeobox protein Hox-2.4; homeobox protein Hox-B8; Hox-2.4
Homo sapiens (human) : HOXB8 (homeobox B8)  HGNC  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Hoxb8 (homeo box B8)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : HOXB8 (homeobox B8)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : HOXB8 (homeobox B8)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Hoxb8 (homeobox B8)
Sus scrofa (pig) : HOXB8 (homeobox B8)
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Latest Assembly: GRCm38 - Mouse Genome Assembly GRCm38
Mouse AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCm381196,279,401 - 96,285,325 (+)NCBIGRCm38GRCm38mm10GRCm38
MGSCv371196,143,219 - 96,146,639 (+)NCBIGRCm37mm9NCBIm37
MGSCv361196,097,995 - 96,101,415 (+)NCBImm8
Celera11105,932,954 - 105,936,374 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map11 DNCBI
cM Map1159.82NCBI
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

Disease Annotations
Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology Annotations
Phenotype Annotations
References - curated
References - uncurated


Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
QTLs in Region (GRCm38)
miRNA Target Status


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Additional Information

External Database Links
More on Hoxb8
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: mm9 mm10
MGI Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1557995
Created: 2005-11-30
Species: Mus musculus
Last Modified: 2019-10-01
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.