Day 144 (6q26-6qter): T

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Day 144 has 35 protein-coding genes (browser view), including T (T brachyury transcription factor.)

T is the gene with the shortest name. It encodes a transcription factor important in development; mutant mice with short limbs and tails (later found to have mutations in T) were described as early as 1927.

Click here to see all 8540299 letters of Day 144 with T underlined.

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