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Anatomy Term: cranial neural crest
XAO ID: 0001001
Synonyms: head crest, cephalic neural crest, CNC
Definition: "The most anterior of 5 distinct and partially overlapping functional domains of the premigratory neural crest, which are intially part of the neural epithelium. CNC cells migrate through the extracelluar matrix in 4 highly conserved streams: the mandibular crest, hyoid crest, anterior branchial crest and the posterior branchial crest."
Stage Range: NF stage 13 to NF stage 44
Antibody: Adam13 Ab1 Cald1 Ab1
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
sensorial layer of neurectoderm NF stage 11.5 to NF stage 66
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
branchial crest NF stage 15 to NF stage 44
craniofacial skeleton NF stage 45 to death
hyoid crest NF stage 15 to NF stage 39
mandibular crest NF stage 15 to NF stage 42
Parent(s): sensorial layer of neurectoderm


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


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY