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Anatomy Term: blastomere D2.1.2
XAO ID: 0005101
Synonyms: D2.1.2, C1
Definition: "Blastomere which lies adjacent to the prospective dorsal midline, anterior to its sister cell, blastomere D2.1.1, in the third tier of blastomeres. It contributes to mostly endodermal and mesodermal structures including the heart, head mesenchyme, notochord, somites, lateral plate mesoderm, foregut, hindgut, and a few cells of ectodermal origin (in cranial ganglia and neural crest)."
Stage Range: NF stage 6 (32-cell) to NF stage 6 (32-cell)
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
blastomere D2.1 NF stage 5 (16-cell) to NF stage 5 (16-cell)
Develops Into:
Parent(s): blastomere D2.1


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


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY