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Anatomy Term: mitochondrial cloud
XAO ID: 0000245
Synonyms: MC, Balbiani body, mitochondrial aggregate
Definition: "A prominent mass in the cytoplasm of previtellogenic oocytes. The cloud contains both mitochondria and electron-dense granulofibrillar material (GFM) and is the source of germinal granule material."
Stage Range: oocyte stage I to oocyte stage I
Marker Genes: nanos1
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Develops Into:

Parent(s): cell part (is_a) oocyte (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY