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XB-ANAT-231

Anatomy Term: germ plasm
XAO ID: 0000233
Synonyms:
Definition: "A zone found in the cytoplasm of the egg cells that contains determinants that will give rise to the primordial germ cells. As the zygote undergoes mitotic divisions the germ plasm is ultimately restricted to a few cells of the embryo."
Stage Range: oocyte stage I to NF stage 40
Marker Genes:
Antibody: Nanos1 Ab1
Develops From:
 
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
primordial germ cell NF stage 28 to NF stage 58
 

Parent(s): cell part (is_a) embryonic structure (is_a) vegetal hemisphere (part_of)

 


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service