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Term:
neural crest cell fate specification (GO:0014036)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (2) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
neural crest cell fate determination 
neural crest cell fate specification +   
The process in which a cell becomes capable of differentiating autonomously into a neural crest cell in an environment that is neutral with respect to the developmental pathway; upon specification, the cell fate can be reversed.
neuroblast fate specification 

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Definition Sources: GOC:dh, GOC:ef

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