Anatomy Term: vegetal hemisphere
XAO ID: 0000280
Definition: "Anatomical region that is the lower, light-colored hemisphere of the egg, as its cells contain large amounts of dense yolk proteins. The Xenopus egg is divided into two roughly equal halves: the animal and vegetal hemispheres."
Stage Range: NF stage 1 to NF stage 11
Marker Genes: grip2
Component Anatomy Items:
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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service