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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 (

Term:urine taurine measurement
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Definition:Any measurement of taurine in urine, the fluid waste product excreted by the kidneys. Taurine is an oxidized sulfur-containing derivative of the amino acid cysteine. It is used in the synthesis of bile salts, is present in bile in combination with cholic acid and can also be found in other organs and tissues such as lungs, muscles and nerves.
Synonyms:xref: CHEBI:15891

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        urine taurine measurement 0
          urine taurine excretion rate 0
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