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The Vertebrate Trait Ontology (VT) is being developed as a collaborative effort between the Rat Genome Database at the Medical College of Wisconsin (RGD,, Mouse Genome Informatics at the Jackson Laboratory ( and the Animal QTL database at Iowa State University ( For more information about this vocabulary, or to request additions or changes, please contact us (

Term:immune system physiology trait
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Accession:VT:0001790 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the function of or processes in the organs or cells associated with the body's defense against foreign organisms or substances and aberrant native cells.
Synonyms:xref: GO:0006955

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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
    organ system trait 1978
      immune system trait 49
        immune system physiology trait 7
          antigen presentation trait + 0
          immune response trait + 3
          immune serum protein secretion trait + 0
          immune system cell physiology trait + 4
          immune system organ physiology trait + 0
          immune tolerance trait + 0
          lymph physiology trait + 0
          lymph vessel physiology trait 0
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