HuP genes

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1. Genes coding for elements of the hydrogen uptake system in bacteria such as Rhizobium leguminosarum which produce hydrogen as a by-product of the activity of nitrogenase.

2. (less commonly) The human homologue of the paired-box homeobox gene Pax-3 (HuP2) that is mutated in Waardenburg syndrome type 1.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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