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Term:triglyceride amount
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Accession:VT:0000187 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in a body tissue or fluid of this molecule, glycerol esterified at each of its three hydroxyl groups by a fatty acid; triglyceride is an important molecule for storage of fatty acids in adipose tissue.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: triacylglycerol level;   triglyceride level

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Nr4a1 nuclear receptor subfamily 4, group A, member 1 IDA RGD PMID:24722447 RGD:12910103 NCBI chr 7:132,368,399...132,389,300
Ensembl chr 7:132,374,840...132,389,297
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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organism trait 1150
      homeostasis trait 694
        molecule homeostasis trait 362
          lipid homeostasis trait 161
            lipid amount 161
              triglyceride amount 59
                blood triglyceride amount + 58
                liver triglyceride amount 0
                milk triglyceride amount 0
                muscle triglyceride amount 0
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