Hedgehog

A family of intercellular signaling proteins that play an important role in regulating the development of many TISSUES and organs. Their name derives from the observation of a hedgehog-like appearance in DROSOPHILA embryos with genetic mutations that block their action. (mesh:D053823)

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Synonyms

Synonym Reference Specificity
Hedgehog family Exact
Hedgehog Exact
hedgehog signaling proteins Exact
hedgehog protein Exact
Hh Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
HGNC:10848 SHH isa
HGNC:2865 DHH isa
HGNC:5956 IHH isa

Outgoing Relations

None available.