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Term Information

Accession
GO:0048772
Name
leucophore differentiation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
leucophore cell differentiation
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires the specialized features of a leucophore cell. Leucophores are pigment cells derived from the neural crest. They contain uric acid or other purine crystals, deposited in stacks called leucosomes. This gives them a white appearance. Source: GOC:mh, GOC:jid
Comment
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History
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Subset
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Parents of leucophore differentiation (GO:0048772)
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leucophore differentiation [is_a relation] is_a  pigment cell differentiation (GO:0050931)
Children of leucophore differentiation (GO:0048772)
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negative regulation of leucophore differentiation (GO:0048776) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  leucophore differentiation
regulation of leucophore differentiation (GO:0048775) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  leucophore differentiation
positive regulation of leucophore differentiation (GO:0048777) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  leucophore differentiation
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