testis somatic gonadal 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:

  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.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  :PMID:23652002, PMID:27163480


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0004506


ABOUT THIS TERM:

  testis somatic gonadal cell "is a" terminally differentiated cell

  testis somatic gonadal cell "contained in" dorsal compartment, tail, posterior compartment, copulatory region, parapharyngeal region, anterior compartment, neck and parenchymal compartment

  testis somatic gonadal cell "existence overlaps" sexually mature adult

  testis somatic gonadal cell "part of" testis

  testis somatic gonadal cell "specific_to" Smed sexual biotype


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