Term Information

Accession
GO:0021762
Name
substantia nigra development
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The progression of the substantia nigra over time from its initial formation until its mature state. The substantia nigra is the layer of gray substance that separates the posterior parts of the cerebral peduncles (tegmentum mesencephali) from the anterior parts; it normally includes a posterior compact part with many pigmented cells (pars compacta) and an anterior reticular part whose cells contain little pigment (pars reticularis). Source: ISBN:0878937420, GO_REF:0000021, GOC:cls, GOC:dph, GOC:dgh, GOC:jid, ISBN:0838580343, GOC:mtg_15jun06
Comment
This term was added by GO_REF:0000021.
History
See term history for GO:0021762 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of substantia nigra development (GO:0021762)
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substantia nigra development [is_a relation] is_a  neural nucleus development (GO:0048857)
substantia nigra development [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  midbrain development (GO:0030901)

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