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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:blood insulin amount
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Accession:VT:0001560 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in whole blood, serum, or plasma of this polypeptide hormone, secreted by beta cells of the pancreas, that promotes glucose utilization, protein synthesis, and the formation and storage of neutral lipids.
Synonyms:related_synonym: blood insulin level



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  vertebrate trait 5
    organism trait 0
      homeostasis trait 0
        blood homeostasis trait 0
          blood molecular composition trait 0
            blood hormone amount 0
              blood insulin amount 0
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