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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:mast cell quantity
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Accession:VT:0000336 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion or number of the cells that are found in almost all tissues, containing numerous basophilic granules and capable of releasing large amounts of histamine and heparin upon activation.



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  vertebrate trait 2384
    organ system trait 1553
      immune system trait 28
        immune system morphology trait 25
          immune system cell morphology trait 10
            leukocyte morphology trait 10
              mast cell morphology trait 0
                mast cell quantity 0
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  vertebrate trait 2384
    organ system trait 1553
      hemolymphoid system trait 29
        hemolymphoid system morphology trait 26
          hematopoietic system morphology trait 26
            blood cell morphology trait 11
              blood cell quantity 10
                leukocyte quantity 10
                  mast cell quantity 0
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