Click here to close Hello! We notice that you are using Internet Explorer, which is not supported by Xenbase and may cause the site to display incorrectly. We suggest using a current version of Chrome, FireFox, or Safari.

Summary Anatomy Item Literature (16) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: liver diverticulum
XAO ID: 0000101
Definition: "An out-pocket of thickened ventral foregut epithelium adjacent to the developing heart. Its anterior portion gives rise to the liver and intrahepatic biliary tree, while the posterior portion forms the gall bladder, hepato-pancreatic duct, hepato-pancreatic progenitor cells and the bile duct."
Stage Range: NF stage 14 to NF stage 40
Marker Genes: ppp1r1a slc5a8 atp1b3
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
archenteron NF stage 10 to NF stage 37 and 38
foregut endoderm NF stage 14 to NF stage 39
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
bile duct NF stage 41 to death
biliary tree NF stage 41 to death
gall bladder NF stage 40 to death
hepato-pancreatic duct NF stage 40 to death
hepato-pancreatic progenitor cell NF stage 20 to NF stage 44
liver parenchyme NF stage 35 and 36 to death
Parent(s): archenteron, foregut endoderm


Parent(s): embryonic structure (is_a) alimentary system (part_of) foregut (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY