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Term:
Cajal-Retzius cell differentiation (GO:0021870)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (1) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (1)
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Cajal-Retzius cell differentiation  
The process in which a neuroblast acquires specialized structural and/or functional features of a Cajal-Retzius cell, one of a transient population of pioneering neurons in the cerebral cortex. These cells are slender bipolar cells of the developing marginal zone. One feature of these cells in mammals is that they express the Reelin gene.
cerebral cortex GABAergic interneuron differentiation +   
hippocampal interneuron differentiation 
Meynert cell differentiation +  

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GO_REF:0000021, GOC:cls, GOC:dgh, GOC:dph, GOC:jid, GOC:mtg_15jun06

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