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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

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Accession:MP:0001261 term browser browse the term
Definition:a status with body weight that is grossly above the average, acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess fat tissue in the body
Synonyms:exact_synonym: obesity

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Lepr leptin receptor treatment IAGP compared to heterozygous controls +/fa
compared to age-matched lean heterozygous +/fa rats
compared to ad lib fed rats
RGD PMID:11500530 PMID:9843879 PMID:11500530 RGD:628581, RGD:628910, RGD:628581 NCBI chr 5:116,294,409...116,477,904
Ensembl chr 5:116,289,823...116,475,908
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G Leprfa leptin receptor; fa mutant treatment IAGP compared to age-matched lean heterozygous +/fa rats
compared to ad lib fed rats
compared to heterozygous controls +/fa
RGD PMID:9843879 PMID:11500530 PMID:11500530 RGD:628910, RGD:628581, RGD:628581
G Mc4r melanocortin 4 receptor IMP RGD PMID:20531371 RGD:13825198 NCBI chr18:60,419,832...60,421,719
Ensembl chr18:60,419,832...60,421,719
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G Mc4rm1Hubr melanocortin 4 receptor; ENU induced mutation 1, Hubr IMP RGD PMID:20531371 RGD:13825198
G Prlhr prolactin releasing hormone receptor IAGP RGD PMID:15854142 RGD:1641829 NCBI chr 1:259,606,704...259,608,391
Ensembl chr 1:259,606,704...259,608,391
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  mammalian phenotype 5368
    growth/size/body region phenotype 808
      abnormal postnatal growth/weight/body size 614
        abnormal body size 603
          abnormal body weight 589
            increased body weight 328
              obese 17
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