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Anatomy Term: floor plate
XAO ID: 0000306
Synonyms: floorplate, spinal cord floor
Definition: "Organizing center consisting of a small group of cells located at the ventral midline of the neural tube that influences the development of the nervous system, governing the specification of neuronal cell types and directing axonal trajectories."
Stage Range: NF stage 22 to NF stage 66
Marker Genes: foxj1 sspo col8a1 kcp ntn1
Antibody: Foxa2 Ab1 Sparc Ab1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
notoplate NF stage 12.5 to NF stage 22
Develops Into:
Parent(s): notoplate


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) spinal cord (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY