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Anatomy Term: blastomere D1.2.1
XAO ID: 0005098
Synonyms: A2, D1.2.1
Definition: "Blastomere which lies lateral to blastomere D1.1.1 and is in the first tier of blastomeres. It contributes to a variety of tissues and organs, including the cement gland, head epidermis, olfactory epithelium, lens, cranial ganglia, otic vesicle, epidermis, tail fin, neural crest, retina, hindbrain, spinal cord, pharyngeal arches, caudal notochord and hindgut."
Stage Range: NF stage 6 (32-cell) to NF stage 6 (32-cell)
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
blastomere D1.2 NF stage 5 (16-cell) to NF stage 5 (16-cell)
Develops Into:
Parent(s): blastomere D1.2


Parent(s): dorsal animal hemisphere blastomere (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY