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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (86) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: islets of Langerhans
XAO ID: 0000159
Synonyms: endocrine pancreas
Definition: "Structure that is made up of islet cells that produce insulin, glucagon, and somatostatin."
Stage Range: NF stage 45 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
ventral pancreatic bud NF stage 27 to NF stage 45
Develops Into:
Parent(s): ventral pancreatic bud


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) endocrine system (part_of) pancreas (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY