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XB-ANAT-85

Anatomy Term: ciliary marginal zone
XAO ID: 0000086
Synonyms:
Definition: "The region at the periphery of the retina where retinal stem cells are located. It is spatially ordered with respect to cellular development and differentiation, with the youngest and least-determined stem cells closest to the periphery, the proliferative retinoblasts in the middle, and postmitotic cells at the central edge."
Stage Range: NF stage 35 and 36 to NF stage 66
Marker Genes: atoh7 pou4f1.2 ptmap12
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Parent(s): proliferative region (is_a) retina (part_of)

 


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