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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:serum cholesterol level
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Accession:CMO:0002281 term browser browse the term
Definition:The amount of cholesterol, a eukaryotic sterol that in higher animals is the precursor of bile acids and steroid hormones and a key constituent of cell membranes, 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. Cholesterol in the serum is associated with various lipoproteins.
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  clinical measurement 0
    blood measurement 0
      blood chemistry measurement 0
        blood lipid measurement 0
          serum lipid level 0
            serum sterol level 0
              serum cholesterol level 0
                serum chylomicron cholesterol level 0
                serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol level + 0
                serum intermediate density lipoprotein cholesterol level 0
                serum low density lipoprotein cholesterol level + 0
                serum non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol level 0
                serum total cholesterol level + 0
                serum very low density lipoprotein cholesterol level 0
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