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VERTEBRATE TRAIT ONTOLOGY - ANNOTATIONS

The Vertebrate Trait Ontology (VT) is being developed as a collaborative effort between the Rat Genome Database at the Medical College of Wisconsin (RGD, http://rgd.mcw.edu), Mouse Genome Informatics at the Jackson Laboratory (http://www.informatics.jax.org/) and the Animal QTL database at Iowa State University (http://www.animalgenome.org/cgi-bin/QTLdb/index). For more information about this vocabulary, or to request additions or changes, please contact us (http://rgd.mcw.edu/contact/index.shtml).

Term:triglyceride amount
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Accession:VT:0000187 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in a body tissue or fluid of this molecule, glycerol esterified at each of its three hydroxyl groups by a fatty acid; triglyceride is an important molecule for storage of fatty acids in adipose tissue.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: triacylglycerol level;   triglyceride level



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  vertebrate trait 5
    organism trait 0
      homeostasis trait 0
        molecule homeostasis trait 0
          lipid homeostasis trait 0
            lipid amount 0
              triglyceride amount 0
                blood triglyceride amount + 0
                liver triglyceride amount 0
                milk triglyceride amount 0
                muscle triglyceride amount 0
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