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Anatomy Term: mandibular crest
XAO ID: 0000024
Definition: "The most anterior of the migrating cranial neural crest streams, running along the posterior edge of the eye primordium, and in later stages, below the eye and to the border of the cement gland. The mandibular stream is the first to initiate CNC cell migration."
Stage Range: NF stage 15 to NF stage 42
Marker Genes: sox9 dlx2
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
cranial neural crest NF stage 13 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
Meckel's cartilage NF stage 43 to death
palatoquadrate NF stage 24 to death
Parent(s): cranial neural crest


Parent(s): tissue (is_a) cranial neural crest (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY