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Anatomy Term: melanophore
XAO ID: 0001014
Synonyms: melanocyte
Definition: "A pigment cell that contains melanin (a brownish-black pigment), is derived from the neural crest, and is patchily distributed in the epidermis of the tadpole."
Stage Range: NF stage 33 and 34 to death
Marker Genes: slc24a5 dct tyr
Antibody: Rho Ab4 Tyrp1 Ab1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
melanoblast NF stage 26 to NF stage 32
Develops Into:
Parent(s): melanoblast


Parent(s): pigment cell (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY