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The Vertebrate Trait Ontology (VT) is being developed as a collaborative effort between the Rat Genome Database at the Medical College of Wisconsin (RGD,, Mouse Genome Informatics at the Jackson Laboratory ( and the Animal QTL database at Iowa State University ( For more information about this vocabulary, or to request additions or changes, please contact us (

Term:kidney development trait
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Accession:VT:0000527 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the morphology or physiology during formation and differentiation of the paired organs responsible for urine excretion and regulation of ion concentrations.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: renal development trait
 xref: GO:0001822 "kidney development"

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Renag1 Renal agenesis QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:16845468 RGD:1580355 NCBI chr14:8,170,668...68,298,175 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2379
    organ system trait 1548
      urinary system trait 247
        urinary system development trait 1
          kidney development trait 1
            kidney development initiation trait 0
            kidney medulla development trait 0
            ureteric bud morphology trait 0
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