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Term:pancreatic beta cell morphology trait
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Accession:VT:0005217 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color or pattern of the cells of the pancreas that secrete insulin.

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Pancm2 Pancreatic morphology QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:20878524 RGD:4889455 NCBI chr10:76,748,906...107,211,142 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organ system trait 1978
      endocrine/exocrine system trait 162
        gland morphology trait 157
          pancreas morphology trait 19
            endocrine pancreas morphology trait 6
              islet of Langerhans morphology trait 6
                pancreatic beta cell morphology trait 3
                  pancreatic beta cell quantity 0
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