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XB-ANAT-3

Anatomy Term: fin
XAO ID: 0000002
Synonyms:
Definition: "Surface structure that has an important role in tadpole locomotion. It starts to develop along the trunk and tail of the embryo at the tail bud stage and continues to grow until the start of metamorphosis when it begins to regress. It consists of flattened epidermal cells elevated into a keel-like structure by a supporting core of mesenchyme and extracellular matrix."
Stage Range: NF stage 25 to NF stage 66
Marker Genes: jag1 mmp3
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
ectoderm NF stage 10 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
 
Parent(s): ectoderm

 

Parent(s): surface structure (is_a) ectoderm (part_of)

 


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service
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