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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:blood corticosterone amount
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Accession:VT:0005345 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in whole blood, serum, or plasma of this adrenocortical steroid; induces glycogen deposition and regulates sodium conservation and potassium secretion.
Synonyms:related_synonym: blood corticosterone level;   circulating corticosterone level;   serum level of corticosterone

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  vertebrate trait 5
    organism trait 1
      homeostasis trait 1
        blood homeostasis trait 1
          blood molecular composition trait 1
            blood hormone amount 0
              blood glucocorticoid amount 0
                blood corticosterone amount 0
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