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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:blood glycogen amount
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Accession:VT:0005437 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in whole blood, serum, or plasma of the polysaccharide which is the storage form for glucose in the liver and muscles; readily converted to glucose when blood glucose level decreases.



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  vertebrate trait 2888
    organism trait 1150
      homeostasis trait 694
        blood homeostasis trait 534
          blood molecular composition trait 534
            blood carbohydrate or carbohydrate derivative amount 206
              blood glycogen amount 0
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