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Anatomy Term: roof plate
XAO ID: 0000022
Synonyms: spinal cord roof, roofplate
Definition: "Organizing center located at the dorsal midline of the neural tube that influences the development of the nervous system, controlling the specification and differentiation of dorsal neuronal cell types."
Stage Range: NF stage 22 to NF stage 66
Marker Genes: zic4 mst1 hoxd1
Antibody: Nkx2-2 Ab1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
superficial layer of neurectoderm NF stage 11.5 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
Parent(s): superficial layer of neurectoderm


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) spinal cord (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY