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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (28) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: apical epithelial cap
XAO ID: 0004401
Synonyms: AEC
Definition: "A layer of signaling cells at the apex of a regenerating blastema, which has a vital role in regeneration."
Stage Range: NF stage 13 to death
Marker Genes: fgf8 wnt5b wnt3a krt62
Antibody: Cytokeratin Ab3
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
wound epidermis NF stage 13 to death
Develops Into:
Parent(s): wound epidermis


Parent(s): regenerating tissue (is_a) blastema (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY