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The difference between "homeobox" and "Hox" genes

You’re here because you want to know what the difference is between homeobox and Hox genes. Let’s get straight to business: the terms “homeobox” and “Hox” are not interchangeable; they mean different things. It’s correct to say that the lancelet Amphioxus (Branchiostoma lanceolatum) has 15 Hox genes