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Anatomy Term: retinal rod cell
XAO ID: 0004112
Synonyms: rod photoreceptor cell, eye photoreceptor cell (rod)
Definition: "One of the two photoreceptor cell types of the retina. In rods the photopigment is in stacks of membranous disks separate from the outer cell membrane. Rods are more sensitive to light than cones, but rod mediated vision has less spatial and temporal resolution than cone vision."
Stage Range: NF stage 42 to death
Marker Genes:
Antibody: Abca4 Ab1 Calb1 Ab4 Crx Ab1 Hspa5 Ab1 Photoreceptors Ab1 Prph2L Ab1 Rho Ab1 Rho Ab11 Rho Ab3 Rho Ab4 Rom1 Ab3 Rom1 Ab4
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Parent(s): eye photoreceptor cell (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY