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Term:kidney cortex morphology trait
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Accession:VT:0000521 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color, or pattern of the outer area of the kidney, which contains the glomeruli and the capsules that enclose them, as well as the proximal and distal convoluted tubules.

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kidney glomerulus integrity trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Glom15 Glomerulus QTL 15 IDA RGD PMID:16482158 RGD:2293335 NCBI chr13:74,862,117...101,339,893 JBrowse link
Q Glom16 Glomerulus QTL 16 IDA RGD PMID:16482158 RGD:2293335 NCBI chr16:832,236...46,053,497 JBrowse link
Q Glom24 Glomerulus QTL 24 IDA RGD PMID:16482158 RGD:2293335 NCBI chr 5:97,570,330...136,479,578 JBrowse link
Q Glom27 Glomerulus QTL 27 IDA RGD PMID:22445570 RGD:7207870 NCBI chr13:20,605,871...101,339,738 JBrowse link
Q Rends1 Renal damage susceptibility QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:10454439 RGD:632218 NCBI chr 1:169,537,671...214,537,671 JBrowse link
Q Rf20 Renal function QTL 20 IDA RGD PMID:14532335 RGD:727992 NCBI chr11:29,528,418...60,324,829 JBrowse link
Q Rf9 Renal function QTL 9 IDA RGD PMID:14532335 RGD:727992 NCBI chr 2:133,914,684...202,447,032 JBrowse link
kidney glomerulus morphology trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Glom1 Glomerulus QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:12397040 RGD:634618 NCBI chr  X:75,294,106...120,294,106 JBrowse link
Q Glom10 Glomerulus QTL 10 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737 NCBI chr11:1...35,331,169 JBrowse link
Q Glom11 Glomerulus QTL 11 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737
Q Glom12 Glomerulus QTL 12 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737 NCBI chr 5:33,215,665...78,215,665 JBrowse link
Q Glom13 Glomerulus QTL 13 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737
Q Glom14 Glomerulus QTL 14 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737 NCBI chr15:34,054,139...79,054,139 JBrowse link
Q Glom17 Glomerulus QTL 17 IDA RGD PMID:18682577 RGD:2312422 NCBI chr 1:166,532,971...191,278,129 JBrowse link
Q Glom18 Glomerulus QTL 18 IDA RGD PMID:18682577 RGD:2312422 NCBI chr 1:185,356,336...231,689,108 JBrowse link
Q Glom19 Glomerulus QTL 19 IDA RGD PMID:18682577 RGD:2312422 NCBI chr 4:45,456,990...146,803,430 JBrowse link
Q Glom2 Glomerulus QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:12397040 RGD:634618 NCBI chr 1:222,363,780...260,522,016 JBrowse link
Q Glom20 Glomerulus QTL 20 IDA RGD PMID:18682577 RGD:2312422 NCBI chr11:44,285,759...82,566,702 JBrowse link
Q Glom21 Glomerulus QTL 21 IDA RGD PMID:18682577 RGD:2312422 NCBI chr18:5,185,858...40,503,530 JBrowse link
Q Glom3 Glomerulus QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:12397040 RGD:634618
Q Glom4 Glomerulus QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:14638907 RGD:730279 NCBI chr 2:20,304,672...65,304,672 JBrowse link
Q Glom5 Glomerulus QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:14638907 RGD:730279 NCBI chr 7:96,670,164...135,012,528 JBrowse link
Q Glom6 Glomerulus QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:14638907 RGD:730279 NCBI chr 9:64,573,531...109,573,531 JBrowse link
Q Glom7 Glomerulus QTL 7 IDA RGD PMID:14638907 RGD:730279 NCBI chr 6:71,201,409...116,201,409 JBrowse link
Q Glom8 Glomerulus QTL 8 IDA RGD PMID:14638907 RGD:730279 NCBI chr 6:86,894,788...131,894,788 JBrowse link
Q Glom9 Glomerulus QTL 9 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737 NCBI chr 2:92,337,601...137,337,601 JBrowse link
Q Rf57 Renal function QTL 57 IDA RGD PMID:19584172 RGD:2316856 NCBI chr 5:59,793,528...90,450,144 JBrowse link
Q Rf58 Renal function QTL 58 IDA RGD PMID:19584172 RGD:2316856 NCBI chr 7:68,938,720...113,886,318 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organ system trait 1978
      urinary system trait 346
        urinary system morphology trait 184
          kidney morphology trait 184
            kidney cortex morphology trait 46
              convoluted tubule morphology trait + 0
              juxtaglomerular apparatus morphology trait 0
              kidney corpuscle morphology trait + 46
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