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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

Term:decreased brain cholesterol level
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Definition:less than normal amount in the brain of the principal sterol of vertebrates and the precursor of many steroids, including bile acids and steroid hormones; it is a component of the plasma membrane lipid bilayer and of plasma lipoproteins and can be found in all animal tissues
Synonyms:exact_synonym: reduced brain cholesterol level

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
S SCR/Sscr Shumiya Cataract Rat IAGP RGD PMID:16440058 RGD:1626611

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  mammalian phenotype 5369
    nervous system phenotype 360
      abnormal nervous system morphology 208
        abnormal brain morphology 136
          abnormal brain cholesterol level 1
            decreased brain cholesterol level 1
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  mammalian phenotype 5369
    homeostasis/metabolism phenotype 1392
      abnormal homeostasis 1298
        abnormal lipid homeostasis 350
          abnormal lipid level 345
            abnormal sterol level 185
              decreased sterol level 43
                decreased brain sterol level 1
                  decreased brain cholesterol level 1
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