Fate maps: forward
Move cursor over early blastomeres to see their future positions, click on blastomeres to read about their later fate.
animal up, vegetal down
|32-cell / stage 6
|Fate mapping data and images based upon the work of Moody 1987a, 1987b and Bauer et al. 1994.
Fate maps: reverse
|Move cursor over cell/tissue type and the blastula map will appear.
receives major contribution from red blastomeres
receives a small contribution from green blastomeres
rarely receives a contribution from yellow blastomeres
|animal is up and vegetal down in all images, dorsal is to the right and ventral to the left