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Neural crest

neural crest

A group of embryonic cells that separate from the neural plate during neurulation and migrate to give several different lineages of adult cells: the spinal and autonomic ganglia, the glial cells of the peripheral nervous system and nonneuronal cells, such as chromaffin cells, melanocytes and some haemopoietic cells.

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Which is true?

... feeding A high degree of cephalization Formation of structures from the neural crest A notochord and a dorsal, hollow nerve cord (I figured out the answer to my previous ...

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Tue Mar 25, 2008 1:51 am
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Topic: Which is true?
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The Fiber Disease

... C. Zebrafish pigmentation mutations and the processes of neural crest development. Development 1996;123: 369–389 34. Haffter P, Odenthal J, Mullins MC, Lin ...

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by codon blue
Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:12 pm
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Re: Is growth movement

... not a process of growth itself. (in your example, the migration of the neural crest is very important for many differentions in the human foetus)

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by sdekivit
Sun Sep 11, 2005 8:43 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Is growth a type of movement?
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