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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:abnormal blood-retina barrier function
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Accession:MP:0014179 term browser browse the term
Definition:anomaly in the function of the part of the blood-ocular barrier that consists of cells that are joined tightly together to prevent certain substances from entering the tissue of the retina; the BRB consists of non-fenestrated capillaries of the retinal circulation and tight-junctions between retinal epithelial cells preventing passage of large molecules from choriocapillaris into the retina; the BRB barrier becomes more leaky in patients with diabetic retinopathy
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal BRB function;   abnormal blood-retinal barrier function

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  mammalian phenotype 5372
    vision/eye phenotype 98
      abnormal eye physiology 35
        abnormal blood-retina barrier function 0
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