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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:iron amount
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Accession:VT:0001770 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in a body tissue or fluid of this metallic element that normally occurs in the heme of hemoglobin, myoglobin, transferrin, ferritin, and iron-containing porphyrins; it is an essential component of enzymes such as catalase, peroxidase, and various cytochromes.



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  vertebrate trait 2384
    organism trait 936
      homeostasis trait 547
        molecule homeostasis trait 262
          mineral homeostasis trait 23
            iron homeostasis trait 0
              iron amount 0
                liver iron amount 0
                muscle iron amount 0
                spleen iron amount 0
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