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GENE - TERM ANNOTATION REPORT

RGD ID: 735594
Species: Homo sapiens
RGD Object: Gene
Symbol: LDLR
Name: low density lipoprotein receptor
Acc ID: DOID:9007234
Term: Carotid Artery Dissection, Internal
Definition: The splitting of the vessel wall in one or both (left and right) internal carotid arteries (CAROTID ARTERY, INTERNAL). Interstitial hemorrhage into the media of the vessel wall can lead to occlusion of the internal carotid artery and aneurysm formation.
Definition Source(s): MESH:D020215
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving additional chemicals and/or gene products.
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