cystoblast division

id: GO:0007282
name: cystoblast division
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The four rounds of incomplete mitosis undergone by the cystoblast to form a 16-cell cyst. Within the cyst, one cell differentiates into an oocyte while the rest become nurse cells. An example of this is found in Drosophila melanogaster.

Child Functions

GO:0048142germarium-derived cystoblast division

Parent Functions

GO:0008356asymmetric cell division
GO:0048610cellular process involved in reproduction