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Term:blood thyroid-stimulating hormone amount
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Accession:VT:0005119 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in whole blood, serum, or plasma of the hormone that stimulates the growth and function of the thyroid gland.
Synonyms:related_synonym: circulating thyroid-stimulating hormone level;   serum levels of TSH;   serum levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone;   serum levels of thyropic hormone;   serum levels of thyrotrophin;   serum levels of thyrotropin

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Thshl1 Thyroid stimulating hormone level QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:15514085 RGD:1302891 NCBI chr 6:89,762,877...106,752,806 JBrowse link
Q Thshl2 Thyroid stimulating hormone level QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:15514085 RGD:1302891 NCBI chr 5:97,059,760...147,465,714 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2384
    organism trait 936
      homeostasis trait 547
        blood homeostasis trait 427
          blood molecular composition trait 427
            blood hormone amount 126
              blood pituitary hormone amount 2
                blood thyroid-stimulating hormone amount 2
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