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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 lipid measurement
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Accession:CMO:0001596 term browser browse the term
Definition:The quantification of a morphological or physiological parameter of lipids, any of a structurally diverse group of organic compounds that are insoluble in water but soluble innonpolar solvents that, among other biological functions, serve as a source of fuel and are an important constituent of cell structure, occurring in the 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.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: hepatic lipid content measurement;   hepatic lipid measurement
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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Hpcl1 Hepatic cholesterol level QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:9600105 RGD:629576 NCBI chr10:35,392,267...51,793,994 JBrowse link
Q Hpcl2 Hepatic cholesterol level QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:18071061 RGD:1643359 NCBI chr10:45,029,650...95,600,334 JBrowse link

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          liver lipid composition measurement + 2
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