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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:blood haptoglobin level
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Accession:CMO:0002519 term browser browse the term
Definition:Measurement of the amount of haptoglobin in a specified sample of blood. Haptoglobin is a serum alpha2 globulin glycoprotein, produced by the liver, that functions to bind free plasma hemoglobin, which allows degradative enzymes to gain access to the hemoglobin, while at the same time preventing loss of iron through the kidneys and protecting the kidneys from damage by hemoglobin.



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  clinical measurement 2369
    blood measurement 439
      blood chemistry measurement 426
        blood protein measurement 188
          blood globulin measurement 21
            blood globulin level 0
              blood haptoglobin level 0
                plasma haptoglobin level 0
                serum haptoglobin level 0
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