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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:blood insulin analysis
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Definition:Any method by which the level or concentration in a sample of blood of insulin is measured. Insulin is the major fuel-regulating peptide hormone produced by the beta cells of the pancreatic islets of Langerhans.
Comment:Only for use when the specific method of measuring the hormone, such as ELISA, EIA or RIA, is not given.

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Niddm8 Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus QTL 8 IDA RGD PMID:8528248 RGD:61061 NCBI chr 2:174,543,008...175,950,118 JBrowse link

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  measurement method 2368
    ex vivo method 1236
      ex vivo biological fluid analysis 305
        ex vivo blood analysis 250
          blood hormone analysis 2
            blood insulin analysis 1
              plasma insulin analysis 1
              serum insulin analysis 0
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