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CLINICAL MEASUREMENT - ANNOTATIONS

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 (http://rgd.mcw.edu/contact/index.shtml).

Term:serum phytosterol level
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Accession:CMO:0002052 term browser browse the term
Definition:The amount of one or more phytosterols in a specified sample of serum, the clear liquid that separates from blood after it has clotted completely, i.e. blood plasma from which fibrinogen has been removed. Phytosterols, which encompass both plant sterols and stanols, comprise a large group of steroid compounds similar to cholesterol which occur in plants and vary only in carbon side chains and/or presence or absence of a double bond.


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    blood measurement 0
      blood chemistry measurement 0
        blood lipid measurement 0
          serum lipid level 0
            serum sterol level 0
              serum phytosterol level 0
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