testis somatic gonadal cell

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NAME:

  testis somatic gonadal cell


DEFINITON:

  dmd-1+ expressing somatic cells within the testis that promote male GSC maintenance. dmd-1+, ophis-1+ somatic gonadal cells ensheath germ cells via long cytoplasmic processes and promote differentiation.


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TERM ID:

  PLANA:0004506


ABOUT THIS TERM:

testis somatic gonadal cell

  ↳is a material entity and somatic gonadal cell

  ↳contained in tail, copulatory region, posterior compartment of the whole animal, parapharyngeal region, prepharyngeal region, dorsal region of the whole animal and anterior region of the whole animal

  ↳existence overlaps juvenile and adult hermaphrodite

  ↳existence starts during or after juvenile

  ↳part of testis


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