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Mesh term Hedgehog Proteins

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Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins

Description

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.



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