Dax1 is required for testis determination

Joshua J. Meeks, Jeffrey Weiss, J. Larry Jameson*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The orphan nuclear receptor, Dax1, was originally proposed to act as an 'anti-testis' factor. We find, however, that Nr0b1 (also called Dax1 and Ahch, which encodes Dax1) is in fact required for testis differentiation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-33
Number of pages2
JournalNature Genetics
Issue number1
StatePublished - May 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics


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