Table 1

Classification of homeobox genes in human and mouse genomes

Class

Number of Gene Families

Number of Genes

Number of Pseudogenes


Human

Mouse

Human

Mouse

Human

Mouse


ANTP

37

36

100

100

19

2


PRD

31

28

66

87

32

30


LIM

6

6

12

12

0

0


POU

7

7

16

16

8

0


HNF

2

2

3

3

0

0


SINE

3

3

6

6

0

0


TALE

6

6

20

22

10

1


CUT

3

3

7

7

3

0


PROS

1

1

2

2

0

0


ZF

5

5

14

14

1

0


CERS

1

1

5

5

0

0


(other)

2

4

4

6

5

11


Totals

104

102

255

279

78

45


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

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