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EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT & STEM CELL COMPENDIUM
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Pancreas
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Ventral Pancreatic Bud
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Pancreatic Progenitor Cells (VPB)


Pnc.VPB.PncPCs

The pancreatic progenitor cells are the common ancestor of all the pancreatic cell types including the duct, exocrine and endocrine cells. The progenitors of the ventral pancreatic bud will give rise to the cells of the anatomical compartments that develop from the ventral bud (head of pancreas and the main duct).

Prenatal
Pancreatic Progenitor Cells
Multiple Ancestors Single Ancestor No Descendants Develops from Part of Parent