Send us a Message

Submit Data |  Help |  Video Tutorials |  News |  Publications |  Download |  REST API |  Citing RGD |  Contact   

Ontology Browser

Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
liver enzyme measurement +  
Any measurement related to an enzyme, a protein that acts as a catalyst, increasing the rate at which a chemical reaction occurs without itself being destroyed or altered upon completion of the reaction, in the liver or in a sample of liver tissue. The liver is the large, dark-red organ located in the cranial portion of the abdomen of vertebrates, just behind or below the diaphragm, the functions of which include storage and filtration of blood; secretion of bile; detoxification of noxious substances; conversion of sugars into glycogen; synthesis and breakdown of fats and temporary storage of fatty acids; and synthesis of serum proteins.
liver protein/peptide composition measurement +  

Exact Synonyms: hepatic enzyme measurement
Xrefs: EFO:0004582
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982, Saunders:Saunders_Comprehensive_Veterinary_Dictionary--3rd_Ed

paths to the root