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Term:hepatic copper amount
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Accession:VT:0003065 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume of copper present in liver tissue.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: hepatic copper level;   liver copper concentration

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Hcuc1 Hepatic copper content QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:11741328 RGD:619607
Q Hcuc2 Hepatic copper content QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:11741328 RGD:619607 NCBI chr16:1...39,533,949 JBrowse link
Q Hcuc3 Hepatic copper content QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:12094018 RGD:629572 NCBI chr 2:229,059,610...249,053,267 JBrowse link
Q Hcuc4 Hepatic copper content QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:12094018 RGD:629572 NCBI chr10:66,941,813...73,452,992 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2384
    organ system trait 1553
      alimentary system trait 80
        hepatobiliary system morphology trait 41
          liver morphology trait 41
            liver molecular composition trait 6
              hepatic copper amount 4
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  vertebrate trait 2384
    organism trait 936
      homeostasis trait 547
        molecule homeostasis trait 262
          mineral homeostasis trait 23
            mineral amount 23
              copper amount 4
                hepatic copper amount 4
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