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Term:blood leptin amount
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Accession:VT:0005667 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in whole blood, serum, or plasma of the peptide hormone secreted by white adipocytes and believed to regulate food intake and energy balance.
Synonyms:related_synonym: blood leptin level;   circulating leptin level

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Slep1 Serum leptin concentration QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:14724732 RGD:737686 NCBI chr 2:43,171,017...184,114,403 JBrowse link
Q Slep10 Serum leptin concentration QTL 10 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157
Q Slep11 Serum leptin concentration QTL 11 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157 NCBI chr 4:1...31,934,116 JBrowse link
Q Slep12 Serum leptin concentration QTL 12 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157
Q Slep13 Serum leptin concentration QTL 13 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157 NCBI chr19:569,374...45,569,374 JBrowse link
Q Slep2 Serum leptin concentration QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:14724732 RGD:737686 NCBI chr 6:16,536,140...71,636,405 JBrowse link
Q Slep3 Serum leptin concentration QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:11374884 RGD:1357168 NCBI chr 8:9,712,463...41,866,876 JBrowse link
Q Slep4 Serum leptin concentration QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:11374884 RGD:1357168 NCBI chr16:1...9,639,137 JBrowse link
Q Slep5 Serum leptin concentration QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:10720472 RGD:619689 NCBI chr 8:9,712,463...41,866,876 JBrowse link
Q Slep6 Serum leptin concentration QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:10720472 RGD:619689 NCBI chr16:1...32,139,025 JBrowse link
Q Slep7 Serum leptin concentration QTL 7 IDA RGD PMID:19584880 RGD:2312642 NCBI chr 3:98,535,255...168,026,850 JBrowse link
Q Slep8 Serum leptin concentration QTL 8 IDA RGD PMID:19584880 RGD:2312642 NCBI chr10:57,134,272...102,134,272 JBrowse link
Q Slep9 Serum leptin concentration QTL 9 IDA RGD PMID:19584880 RGD:2312642 NCBI chr16:832,236...59,492,508 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 1500
    organism trait 684
      homeostasis trait 472
        blood homeostasis trait 356
          blood molecular composition trait 356
            blood hormone amount 126
              blood leptin amount 13
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