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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (1262) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: blastomere
XAO ID: 0003016
Synonyms: blastomere, blastoderm cell
Definition: "An undifferentiated cell produced by early cleavages of the fertilized egg (zygote)."
Stage Range: NF stage 2 (2-cell) to NF stage 7
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
blastomere D1 NF stage 4 (8-cell) to NF stage 4 (8-cell)
blastomere D2 NF stage 4 (8-cell) to NF stage 4 (8-cell)
blastomere V1 NF stage 4 (8-cell) to NF stage 4 (8-cell)
blastomere V2 NF stage 4 (8-cell) to NF stage 4 (8-cell)

Parent(s): early embryonic cell (is_a) embryo (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY