OBO ID: ZFA:0009150
Term Name: Rohon-Beard neuron Search Ontology:
  • RB neuron
  • Rohon-Beard cell
  • Rohon-Beard neurons
Definition: Primary sensory neurons with cell bodies located in the dorsal spinal cord, that innervate the integument of the trunk and tail at early larval stages. The cutaneous axons of Rohon-Beard neurons display a broad spectrum of peripheral axon branching patterns. Most Rohon-Beard neurons undergo apoptosis by 5dpf. (1)
Appears at: Segmentation:1-4 somites (10.33h-11.66h)
Evident until: Larval:Days 14-20 (14d-21d, 6.2mm, 10 teeth)
  • CL:0000247
  • TAO:0009150
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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