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Table 1 Genomic complement of Lim homeobox genes

From: Lim homeobox genes in the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi: the evolution of neural cell type specification

  Cnidaria
Nematostella
Placozoa
Trichoplax
Ctenophora
Mnemiopsis
Porifera
Amphimedon
Apterous Lhx2/9 L-L-H L-L-H   
Arrowhead Lhx6/8 L-L-H L-L   
Islet L-L-H L-L-H L-L-H L-L-H
Lhx1/5 L-L-H L-L-H L-L-H L-L-H
Lhx3/4 L-L-H L-L-H L-L-H L-L-H
Lmx L-H L-L-H L-L-H  
LMO L-L L-L   
Ldb LB LB   
  1. The genomic complement of LIM homeobox genes within the four basal metazoans. Ctenophores contain a genomic complement more similar to sponges than to placozoa and cnidarians, which have the full bilaterian complement of LIM homeobox genes. No synteny is found between the LIM homeobox genes in Mnemiopsis. H, Homeobox domain; L, LIM binding domains; LB, LIM binding domain.