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Anatomy Term: migratory neural crest cell
XAO ID: 0004069
Synonyms: neural crest migrating cells, migratory neural crest cells, NCMC, migratory neural crest
Definition: "Neural crest that lose their connections to other neuroepithelial cells during the delamination process and begin to migrate. This involves either partial or complete epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. Numerous molecules have been demonstrated to guide a neural crest cell's migration to its target tissue."
Stage Range: NF stage 13 to NF stage 32
Marker Genes: dlx2 rpe65
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
neural crest NF stage 13 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:
Parent(s): neural crest


Parent(s): cell (is_a) neural crest (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY