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Term:epididymal fat pad mass
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Accession:VT:0010421 term browser browse the term
Definition:The amount of matter in the encapsulated adipose tissue associated with the elongated structure connected to the posterior surface of the testes that transports, stores, and matures spermatozoa between testes and vas deferens.

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Bw77 Body weight QTL 77 IDA RGD PMID:15728334 RGD:1580752 NCBI chr 3:53,184,593...64,655,484 JBrowse link
Q Bw78 Body weight QTL 78 IDA RGD PMID:15728334 RGD:1580752 NCBI chr 5:119,085,612...128,034,027 JBrowse link
Q Bw79 Body weight QTL 79 IDA RGD PMID:15728334 RGD:1580752 NCBI chr15:28,030,665...82,262,678 JBrowse link
Q Epfw1 Epididymal fat weight QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:15728334 RGD:1580752 NCBI chr 3:53,184,593...115,665,732 JBrowse link
Q Epfw10 Epididymal fat weight QTL 10 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157 NCBI chr11:23,280,456...68,280,456 JBrowse link
Q Epfw11 Epididymal fat weight QTL 11 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157 NCBI chr14:55,624,247...100,624,247 JBrowse link
Q Epfw12 Epididymal fat weight QTL 12 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157 NCBI chr18:46,640,675...83,828,827 JBrowse link
Q Epfw2 Epididymal fat weight QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:15728334 RGD:1580752 NCBI chr 8:31,737,729...76,737,729 JBrowse link
Q Epfw3 Epididymal fat weight QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:15728334 RGD:1580752 NCBI chr15:28,030,665...82,262,678 JBrowse link
Q Epfw4 Epididymal fat weight QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:15728334 RGD:1580752 NCBI chr17:9,201,365...23,653,323 JBrowse link
Q Epfw5 Epididymal fat weight QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:24099777 RGD:8552892 NCBI chr 1:193,113,876...238,113,876 JBrowse link
Q Epfw6 Epididymal fat weight QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157 NCBI chr 2:223,389,739...249,053,267 JBrowse link
Q Epfw7 Epididymal fat weight QTL 7 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157 NCBI chr 5:49,463,600...94,463,600 JBrowse link
Q Epfw8 Epididymal fat weight QTL 8 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157
Q Epfw9 Epididymal fat weight QTL 9 IDA RGD PMID:25003539 RGD:8694157 NCBI chr10:44,441,699...89,441,699 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organ system trait 1978
      connective tissue trait 440
        connective tissue morphology trait 380
          adipose morphology trait 71
            fat pad morphology trait 54
              epididymal fat pad morphology trait 21
                epididymal fat pad mass 21
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