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OBO ID: ZFA:0009261
Term Name: leucophore Search Ontology:
  • guaninophores
  • guanophore
Definition: A pigment cell derived from the neural crest. Contains uric acid or other purine crystals deposited in stacks called leucosomes. The crystals reflect light and this gives a white appearance under white light. These cells express purine nucleoside phosphorylase 4a.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • CL:0000571
  • TAO:0009261
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available