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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (42) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: oligodendrocyte
XAO ID: 0005133
Definition: "A class of large neuroglial (macroglial) cells in the central nervous system that form the insulating myelin sheath of axons."
Stage Range: NF stage 22 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
neural stem cell NF stage 13 to death
Develops Into:
Parent(s): neural stem cell


Parent(s): glial cell (is_a) brain (part_of) spinal cord (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY