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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:abnormal circulating procalcitonin level
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Accession:MP:0031064 term browser browse the term
Definition:any anomaly in the blood concentration of procalcitonin, a peptide precursor of the hormone calcitonin produced by parafollicular cells (C cells) of the thyroid and by the neuroendocrine cells of the lung and the intestine; the level of procalcitonin is virtually undetectable in the bloodstream of healthy individuals but can rise significantly in systemic bacterial infections and sepsis
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal circulating PCT level

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  mammalian phenotype 5364
    homeostasis/metabolism phenotype 1389
      abnormal homeostasis 1295
        abnormal blood homeostasis 742
          abnormal circulating protein level 104
            abnormal circulating procalcitonin level 0
              increased circulating procalcitonin level 0
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