Welcome - FOXP1 Community

What is FOXP1 ?

FOXP1 (forkhead box P1) is a gene located on chromosome 3 that everybody carries and is important for the normal functioning of the body. The FOXP1 gene is translated (transcribed) into FOXP1-RNA and then into the FOXP1-protein which carries out the normal body functions of the gene. The FOXP1 gene is a member of a family of transcription factors that control the levels of proteins important for normal development of the embryo before birth and the immune and neurological systems after birth. 

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by karlitoes published 20 days ago

When Jonah was born we did not suspect that anything was wrong – though we did notice his unique curly toes at the time. As an infant, Jonah was ve...

After 3 years.....

by Calvert published 23 days ago

I'm so heartbroken but also relieved to know that we finally have the answer we've been searching for. Haley is about to turn 7 next month but is ...

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