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Term:liver copper amount
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Accession:VT:0003065 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume of copper present in liver tissue.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: hepatic copper amount;   hepatic copper level;   liver copper concentration

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Hcuc1 Hepatic copper content QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:11741328 RGD:619607
Q Hcuc2 Hepatic copper content QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:11741328 RGD:619607 NCBI chr16:1...39,533,949 JBrowse link
Q Hcuc3 Hepatic copper content QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:12094018 RGD:629572 NCBI chr 2:229,059,610...249,053,267 JBrowse link
Q Hcuc4 Hepatic copper content QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:12094018 RGD:629572 NCBI chr10:66,941,813...73,452,992 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organ system trait 1978
      alimentary system trait 127
        hepatobiliary system morphology trait 62
          liver morphology trait 62
            liver molecular composition trait 11
              liver copper amount 7
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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organism trait 1150
      homeostasis trait 694
        molecule homeostasis trait 362
          mineral homeostasis trait 35
            mineral amount 35
              copper amount 7
                liver copper amount 7
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