Literature associating VAX1 and Van der Woude syndrome
Ventral anterior homeobox 1; Transcription factor that may function in dorsoventral specification of the forebrain. Required for axon guidance and major tract formation in the developing forebrain. May contribute to the differentiation of the neuroretina, pigmented epithelium and optic stalk (By similarity); Belongs to the EMX homeobox family.
Synonyms: VAX1, VAX1p, hVAX1, Q5SQQ9, Q5SQQ9p ...