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Term:blood aldosterone amount
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Accession:VT:0005346 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in whole blood, serum, or plasma of this hormone, secreted by the adrenal cortex; regulates sodium conservation and potassium secretion in the distal renal tubule.
Synonyms:related_synonym: blood aldosterone level;   circulating aldosterone level;   serum aldosterone level

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Sald1 Serum aldosterone level QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:12482837 RGD:629577 NCBI chr 1:9,856,001...54,856,001 JBrowse link
Q Sald2 Serum aldosterone level QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:12482837 RGD:629577 NCBI chr18:52,539,763...69,140,759 JBrowse link
Q Stresp15 Stress response QTL 15 IDA RGD PMID:16151695 RGD:1549862 NCBI chr 2:59,846,005...104,846,005 JBrowse link
Q Stresp17 Stress response QTL 17 IDA RGD PMID:16151695 RGD:1549862 NCBI chr 5:27,955,440...72,955,440 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 1523
    organism trait 752
      homeostasis trait 363
        blood homeostasis trait 247
          blood molecular composition trait 247
            blood hormone amount 126
              blood aldosterone amount 4
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