stem cell

The Planarian Anatomoy Ontology (PLANA) is a collection of terms curated from the literature and other organism anatomy ontologies to describe anatomical features, life cycle stages and developmental processes in the regenerative flatworm Schmidtea mediterranea. The latest version of the PLANA Ontology is available through the Open Biological and Biomedical Ontology Foundry (OBO) . PLANA Ontology terms are searchable at the EMBL-EBI Ontology Lookup Service (OLS) and the PLANA Ontology Terms Page.

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Planarian Anatomy Ontology Term Overview


NAME:

  stem cell


DEFINITON:

  A relatively undifferentiated cell that retains the ability to divide and proliferate throughout life to provide progenitor cells that can differentiate into specialized cells.


TERM CITATIONS:

  

TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000121


ABOUT THIS TERM:

  stem cell "is a" cell


  clonogenic neoblast, female primordial germ cell, sigma neoblast, female germline stem cell, male germline stem cell and male primordial germ cell "is a" stem cell


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