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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (22) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: ionocyte, alpha subtype
XAO ID: 0005232
Synonyms: alpha ionocyte, alpha-PSC, ICa
Definition: "One of the two types of proton-secreteing cells (PSC) in amphibian skin, which play an important role in ion transport, alpha-PSCs are characterised by expression of slc4a1 (ae1) and localization of H+v-ATPases at the apical plasma membrane."
Stage Range: NF stage 10 to death
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Parent(s): ionocyte (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY