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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 cholesterol amount
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Accession:VT:1000430 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume of the most abundant steroid in animal tissues present in the total lipid extracted from the contractile tissue that effects movement.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: muscle cholesterol level

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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 lipid amount 0
              muscle cholesterol amount 0
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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organism trait 1150
      homeostasis trait 694
        molecule homeostasis trait 362
          lipid homeostasis trait 161
            sterol homeostasis trait 105
              sterol amount 105
                cholesterol amount 105
                  muscle cholesterol amount 0
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