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XB-ANAT-278

Anatomy Term: vegetal hemisphere

XAO ID: 0000280

Synonyms:

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


Develops From:
 
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
vegetal blastomere NF stage 2 (2-cell) to NF stage 7

Component Anatomy Items:

is a part of derives from

References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service

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