Table 1  Candidate genes
Gene NameSymbolProtein ClassLGGenBankClone Source
decapentaplegicdppTGFβ ligand4NM_001039451Sanchez-Salazar et al. 1996
Distal-lessDllhomeobox TXF7NM_001039439Jockusch et al. 2004
dachshunddacSki/Sno-related TXF4XM_964678Prpic et al. 2001
homothoraxhthhomeobox TXF7NM_001039400Angelini and Kaufman 2004
Lim1homeobox TXF6XM_964391Angelini et al. 2009
NotchNNotch receptor10NM_001114381"
SerrateSerDelta/Serrate-type EGF7XM_964393"
DeltaDlDelta/Serrate-type EGFXXM_964994Current study
odd-skippedoddZn-finger TXF8XM_966993Angelini et al. 2009
brother of odd with entrails limitedbowlZn-finger TXF8XM_967045"
sister of odd and bowlsobZn-finger TXF8XM_966942"
drumstickdrmZn-finger TXF8XM_966887"
KerenKrnEGF ligand3XM_001813564"
bric-a-bracbabBTB/Psq TXF3XM_001812888"
abruptabBTB/Zn-finger TXF5XM_969854"
rotundrnZn-finger TXF?XM_966094Current study
spinelessssbHLH/PAS TXF10XM_962783Angelini et al. 2009
  • The chromosomal linkage group (LG) is listed, as well as the GenBank accession number of the known or predicted transcript. bHLH, basic helix-loop-helix; BTB, Bric-a-brac/Tramtrak/Broad complex domain; EGF, epidermal growth factor; PAS, Per/Arnt/Sim domain; Psq, pipsqueak; TXF, transcription factor.