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Term:increased fat cell size
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Accession:MP:0006094 term browser browse the term
Definition:increased size of fat-storing cells found mostly in the abdominal cavity and subcutaneous tissue of mammals
Synonyms:exact_synonym: adipocyte hypertrophy;   fat cell hypertrophy
 related_synonym: lipocyte hypertrophy

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Cyp2j4 cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily j, polypeptide 4 induces IMP compared to standard diet and wild type RGD PMID:29656108 RGD:150520032 NCBI chr 5:111,179,981...111,207,490
Ensembl chr 5:111,178,703...111,244,794
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G Cyp2j4em1Sage cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily j, polypeptide 4, ZFN induced mutant 1, Sage induces IMP compared to standard diet and wild type RGD PMID:29656108 RGD:150520032
G Lepr leptin receptor IMP RGD PMID:27225180 PMID:26537785 RGD:12910507, RGD:12911216 NCBI chr 5:116,294,409...116,477,904
Ensembl chr 5:116,289,823...116,475,908
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G Leprem3 leptin receptor; TALEN induced mutant 3 IMP RGD PMID:27225180 RGD:12910507
G Leprem4Lizh leptin receptor; CRISPR/Cas9 induced mutant 4, Lizh IMP RGD PMID:26537785 RGD:12911216
G Mc4r melanocortin 4 receptor IMP RGD PMID:21527895 RGD:6478803 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:21527895 RGD:6478803
G Pparg peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma IAGP RGD PMID:27381370 RGD:127285618 NCBI chr 4:148,423,102...148,548,471
Ensembl chr 4:148,423,194...148,548,468
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G Ppargm1Kyo peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma; ENU induced mutant 1, Kyo IAGP RGD PMID:27381370 RGD:127285618

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  mammalian phenotype 5402
    adipose tissue phenotype 135
      abnormal adipose tissue morphology 129
        abnormal fat cell morphology 29
          increased fat cell size 18
            increased brown fat cell size 0
            increased white fat cell size 0
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