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Prepancreatic Dorsal Foregut Endoderm

Foregut endoderm area containing Pdx1 positive pancreatic progenitors. Forms the dorsal pancreatic bud. Commitment to a pancreatic fate occurs as early as E8–E8.5 in mice. Permissive signals released from adjacent mesodermal structures, and the notochord are important for induction of the pancreatic program.
Dorsal mesogastrium
Dorsal Foregut Endoderm
Prepancreatic Dorsal Foregut Endoderm
Multiple Ancestors Single Ancestor No Descendants Develops from Part of Parent