Term Information

Accession
PO:0004011
Name
initial cell
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
célula inicial (Spanish, exact), initial (exact), meristemoid (exact), 始原細胞 (Japanese, exact), stem cell (related)
Alternate IDs
PO:0000070
Definition
A meristematic cell (PO:0004010) that by division gives rise to two cells, one of which remains meristematic, while the other is added to the plant body. Source: ISBN:0471245208
Comment
Initial cells are often part of a portion of tissue that is composed mostly of somewhat older, differentiating cells. The division of an initial cell is often uneven, with the smaller daughter cell remaining meristematic.
Subset
CL
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Parents of initial cell (PO:0004011)
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initial cell [is_a relation] is_a  meristematic cell (PO:0004010)
Children of initial cell (PO:0004011)
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epidermal initial cell (PO:0000349) [is_a relation] is_a  initial cell
archegonium initial cell (PO:0025510) [is_a relation] is_a  initial cell
protonema sub-apical initial cell (PO:0030086) [is_a relation] is_a  initial cell
non-vascular leaf initial cell (PO:0030087) [is_a relation] is_a  initial cell
root initial cell (PO:0000059) [is_a relation] is_a  initial cell
cambial initial cell (PO:0000295) [is_a relation] is_a  initial cell
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