OBO ID: ZFA:0005928
Term Name: melanoleucophore Search Ontology:
Definition: Lecophores that develop from melanophores. Melanoleucophore are located at the margin of the dorsal fin, in the dorsal and ventral lobes of the caudal fin. Melanoleucophores lack pterdines and carotenoids; exhibited variably shaped organelles distinct from iridophore reflecting platelets and melanosomes and have crystalline Beta-guanine. Melanoleucophores express tyrosinase related protein 1b and purine nucleoside phosphorylase 4a. Immature cells may contain melanin. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available