OBO ID: GO:0050936
Term Name: xanthophore differentiation Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • xanthophore cell differentiation
Definition: The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires the specialized features of a xanthophore cell. Xanthophores are pigment cells derived from the neural crest. They contain pteridine and/or carotenoid pigments in structures called pterinosomes or xanthosomes. This makes them yellow to orange in appearance.11858836
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