floor plate formation

id: GO:0021508
name: floor plate formation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The formation of a ventral region of glial cells in the neural tube that provides inductive signals for the specification of neuronal cell types. The floor plate is evident at the ventral midline by the neural fold stage.

Parent Functions

GO:0048646anatomical structure formation involved in morphogenesis