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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (352) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: pigment cell
XAO ID: 0003014
Synonyms: chromatophore
Definition: "Cell type that contains a deposition of coloring matter, the first of which differentiate during late tailbud stage, and that by NF stage 56 has produced a fully differentiated larval pigmentation pattern."
Stage Range: NF stage 32 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
trunk neural crest NF stage 13 to NF stage 31
Develops Into:
Parent(s): trunk neural crest


Parent(s): cell (is_a) skin (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY