Overview

Sonic hedgehog


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Biological Sciences

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The vertebrate homolog of the Drosophila gene hedgehog (q.v.). In humans Shh has been mapped to 7q36. Shh encodes a signal protein that controls the patterning of the ventral neural tube, the anterior-posterior limb axis, and the ventral somites.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.