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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (11) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: periosteum
XAO ID: 0004503
Definition: "A membrane that lines the outer surface of all bones, except at the joints of long bones. It consists of dense irregular connective tissue, and is divided into an outer fibrous layer and inner osteogenic layer. The fibrous layer contains fibroblasts, while the osteogenic layer contains progenitor cells that develop into osteoblasts, which are essential to the healing process."
Stage Range: NF stage 45 to death
Marker Genes:
Antibody: Col2a1 Ab3
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
perichondrium NF stage 33 and 34 to death
Develops Into:
Parent(s): perichondrium


Parent(s): connective tissue (is_a) bone tissue (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY