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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 leptin amount
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Accession:VT:0005667 term browser browse the term
Definition:The proportion, quantity, or volume in whole blood, serum, or plasma of the peptide hormone secreted by white adipocytes and believed to regulate food intake and energy balance.
Synonyms:related_synonym: blood leptin level;   circulating leptin level


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    organism trait 0
      homeostasis trait 0
        blood homeostasis trait 0
          blood molecular composition trait 0
            blood hormone amount 0
              blood leptin amount 0
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