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Anatomy Term: ventral blood island
XAO ID: 0000067
Synonyms: VBI, ventral lateral plate mesoderm, blood island
Definition: "Region located on the ventral surface of the developing embryo that is a site of hematopoiesis and that is analogous to the yolk sac blood islands of higher vertebrates."
Stage Range: NF stage 16 to NF stage 44
Marker Genes: gata1 mafb hba3 hba-l5 hyal2 fech cybb ank1 hmbs.2 peak1 tal1 klf17 egfl7
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
lateral plate mesoderm NF stage 12.5 to NF stage 44
ventral mesoderm NF stage 16 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:
Parent(s): lateral plate mesoderm, ventral mesoderm


Parent(s): tissue (is_a) hematological system (part_of)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service
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