ventral midline development Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the ventral midline over time, from its formation to the mature structure. In protostomes (such as insects, snails and worms) as well as deuterostomes (vertebrates), the midline is an embryonic region that functions in patterning of the adjacent nervous tissue. The ventral midline in insects is a cell population extending along the ventral surface of the embryo and is the region from which cells detach to form the ventrally located nerve cords. In vertebrates, the midline is originally located dorsally. During development, it folds inwards and becomes the ventral part of the dorsally located neural tube and is then called the ventral midline, or floor plate. (Gene Ontology, GO_0007418)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0007418
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3 genes participating in the ventral midline development biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
GLI1 GLI family zinc finger 1
GLI2 GLI family zinc finger 2
SHH sonic hedgehog