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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:lipid homeostasis trait
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Accession:VT:0002118 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the internal equilibrium of lipids (molecules composed of carbon and hydrogen and characteristically insoluble in water) within an organism or cell.
Synonyms:xref: GO:0055088 "lipid homeostasis"

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  vertebrate trait 5
    organism trait 0
      homeostasis trait 0
        molecule homeostasis trait 0
          lipid homeostasis trait 0
            lipid absorption trait + 0
            lipid amount + 0
            sterol homeostasis trait + 0
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