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Anatomy Term: trunk neural crest
XAO ID: 0000319
Synonyms: trunk crest, TNC
Definition: "Neural crest cells that migrate along two major pathways: through the somites, to populate the skin where they give rise to pigment cells; cells migrating along the lateral pathway generate sensory and sympathetic ganglia and adrenal chromaffin cells, among others."
Stage Range: NF stage 13 to NF stage 31
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
ectoderm NF stage 10 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
adrenal medulla NF stage 32 to death
dorsal tail fin NF stage 27 to NF stage 66
pigment cell NF stage 32 to death
Parent(s): ectoderm


Parent(s): chordal neural crest (is_a) tissue (is_a) neural crest (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY