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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:muscle molecular composition trait
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Accession:VT:0010021 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the proportions of proteins, minerals, nutrients, gases, or other substances in the tissue composed of contractile cells or fibers that effects movement of an organ or part of the body.

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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organ system trait 1978
      muscular system trait 5
        muscular system morphology trait 5
          muscle molecular composition trait 0
            muscle androstenone amount 0
            muscle dry matter amount 0
            muscle fatty acid amount + 0
            muscle glycogen amount 0
            muscle indole amount 0
            muscle lactate amount 0
            muscle lipid amount + 0
            muscle mineral amount + 0
            muscle nitrogen amount 0
            muscle protein amount + 0
            muscle ribonucleic acid amount 0
            muscle skatole amount 0
            muscle triglyceride amount 0
            muscle water amount 0
            skeletal muscle myosin isoform amount + 0
            skeletal muscle ribonucleic acid amount 0
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