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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

Term:increased mast cell number
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Definition:greater than expected number of the cells that are found in almost all tissues, containing numerous basophilic granules and capable of releasing large amounts of histamine and heparin upon activation
Synonyms:exact_synonym: mastocytosis
 xref: EFO:0009001

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Trpv3 transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily V, member 3 IAGP DNA:missense mutation:cds:G1717T (rat) RGD PMID:16858425 RGD:150520053 NCBI chr10:57,883,546...57,915,865
Ensembl chr10:57,883,546...57,913,296
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  mammalian phenotype 5415
    immune system phenotype 502
      abnormal immune system morphology 194
        abnormal immune system cell morphology 154
          abnormal leukocyte morphology 154
            abnormal leukocyte cell number 138
              increased leukocyte cell number 68
                increased granulocyte number 30
                  increased mast cell number 2
                    cutaneous mastocytosis 0
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  mammalian phenotype 5415
    hematopoietic system phenotype 250
      abnormal hematopoietic system morphology/development 230
        abnormal hematopoietic cell morphology 186
          abnormal myeloid cell morphology 108
            abnormal myeloid leukocyte morphology 70
              abnormal granulocyte morphology 43
                abnormal granulocyte number 43
                  abnormal mast cell number 5
                    increased mast cell number 2
                      cutaneous mastocytosis 0
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