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Term:thoracic aorta cellular protein amount
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Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume of intracellular proteins in the part of the descending aorta superior to the aortic hiatus of the diaphragm.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: thoracic aorta intracellular protein amount

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Aocep1 Aortic cell protein QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:15668357 RGD:1334448 NCBI chr17:40,990,005...85,990,005 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organ system trait 1978
      circulatory system trait 837
        circulatory system morphology trait 244
          cardiovascular system morphology trait 244
            blood vessel morphology trait 81
              artery morphology trait 74
                aorta morphology trait 65
                  thoracic aorta morphology trait 7
                    thoracic aorta molecular composition trait 7
                      thoracic aorta cellular protein amount 3
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