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The Clinical Measurement Ontology (CMO), Measurement Methods Ontology (MMO), and Experimental Condition Ontology (XCO) are currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about these vocabularies please see Shimoyama et al. Three ontologies to define phenotype measurement data. Front Genet. 2012;3:87. Epub 2012 May 28 or contact us (

Term:liver copper measurement
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Accession:CMO:0001506 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurement of copper, an essential dietary trace element, atomic number 29, involved in the formation of bone and blood as a necessary component of several enzymes, in liver, the large, dark-red organ located in the cranial portion of the abdomen of vertebrates, just behind or below the diaphragm, the functions of which include storage and filtration of blood; secretion of bile; detoxification of noxious substances; conversion of sugars into glycogen; synthesis and breakdown of fats and temporary storage of fatty acids; and synthesis of serum proteins.

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liver copper weight to liver dry weight ratio term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Hcuc1 Hepatic copper content QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:11741328 RGD:619607
Q Hcuc3 Hepatic copper content QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:12094018 RGD:629572 NCBI chr 2:229,059,610...249,053,267 JBrowse link
Q Hcuc4 Hepatic copper content QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:12094018 RGD:629572 NCBI chr10:66,941,813...73,452,992 JBrowse link
liver total copper weight term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Hcuc2 Hepatic copper content QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:11741328 RGD:619607 NCBI chr16:1...39,533,949 JBrowse link

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  clinical measurement 2369
    organ measurement 485
      liver measurement 39
        liver mineral measurement 4
          liver copper measurement 4
            liver copper weight + 4
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