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Protein family review

The Hedgehog protein family

Thomas R Bürglin

Author Affiliations

Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, and School of Life Sciences, Södertörn University, Hälsovägen 7, SE-141 57 Huddinge, Sweden

Genome Biology 2008, 9:241  doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-11-241

Published: 19 November 2008

Hedgehog proteins, which are important in developmental signaling, have been joined by other newly discovered proteins from throughout the eukaryotes in the Hint-domain-containing group of proteins.