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CLINICAL MEASUREMENT - ANNOTATIONS

The Clinical Measurement Ontology (CMO), Measurement Methods Ontology (MMO), and Experimental Condition Ontology (XCO) are currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about these vocabularies please see Shimoyama et al. Three ontologies to define phenotype measurement data. Front Genet. 2012;3:87. Epub 2012 May 28 or contact us (http://rgd.mcw.edu/contact/index.shtml).

Term:serum urea nitrogen level
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Accession:CMO:0000587 term browser browse the term
Definition:The level of urea in terms of nitrogen content found in a specific volume of serum, the clear liquid that separates from blood after it has clotted completely, i.e. blood plasma from which fibrogen has been removed. The urea nitrogen level is converted to urea concentration by multiplying by 60/28 or 2.14. Urea is the chief nitrogenous end product of protein metabolism in whole blood.Urea is formed in the liver from amino acids and from ammonia compounds and is found in urine, blood, and lymph.
Synonyms:broad_synonym: BUN level


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