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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (4) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: migrating macrophage
XAO ID: 0005037
Synonyms: embryonic macrophage
Definition: "Any of the hematopoietic stem cell derived phagocytic cells that are first observed in the ventral blood island at NF stages 17-18 and at stage 20 begin to migrate over the whole embryo between the epidermis and the mesoderm, completing their migration by stage 25."
Stage Range: NF stage 17 to NF stage 32
Marker Genes: mpo mmp1 mmp7
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
hematopoietic stem cell NF stage 17 to death
ventral mesoderm NF stage 15 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:
Parent(s): hematopoietic stem cell, ventral mesoderm


Parent(s): macrophage (is_a) epidermis (part_of) mesoderm (part_of) ventral blood island (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY