Figure 12.

The SHOX gene has been lost in rodent genomes. The SHOX gene is located in syntenic regions of human (X and Y chromosomes) and chicken (orange arrows), but absent at the equivalent location in mouse and rat. Non-homeobox genes used as indicators of chromosomal synteny are shown as grey arrows.

Zhong and Holland BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:169   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-169
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