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Term:kidney glomerulus morphology trait
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Accession:VT:0005325 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to the shape, structure, color, or pattern of the capillary loops at the beginning of each nephric tubule in the kidney.

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kidney glomerulus morphology trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Glom1 Glomerulus QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:12397040 RGD:634618 NCBI chr  X:82,930,791...127,930,791 JBrowse link
Q Glom10 Glomerulus QTL 10 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737 NCBI chr11:1...33,867,429 JBrowse link
Q Glom11 Glomerulus QTL 11 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737
Q Glom12 Glomerulus QTL 12 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737 NCBI chr 5:34,402,409...79,402,409 JBrowse link
Q Glom13 Glomerulus QTL 13 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737
Q Glom14 Glomerulus QTL 14 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737 NCBI chr15:41,068,094...86,068,094 JBrowse link
Q Glom17 Glomerulus QTL 17 IDA RGD PMID:18682577 RGD:2312422 NCBI chr 1:177,235,071...208,786,962 JBrowse link
Q Glom18 Glomerulus QTL 18 IDA RGD PMID:18682577 RGD:2312422 NCBI chr 1:201,358,068...252,480,016 JBrowse link
Q Glom19 Glomerulus QTL 19 IDA RGD PMID:18682577 RGD:2312422 NCBI chr 4:49,906,054...145,611,886 JBrowse link
Q Glom2 Glomerulus QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:12397040 RGD:634618 NCBI chr 1:243,272,341...282,763,074 JBrowse link
Q Glom20 Glomerulus QTL 20 IDA RGD PMID:18682577 RGD:2312422 NCBI chr11:46,583,209...86,714,631 JBrowse link
Q Glom21 Glomerulus QTL 21 IDA RGD PMID:18682577 RGD:2312422 NCBI chr18:5,430,134...41,781,619 JBrowse link
Q Glom3 Glomerulus QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:12397040 RGD:634618
Q Glom4 Glomerulus QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:14638907 RGD:730279 NCBI chr 2:20,276,981...65,276,981 JBrowse link
Q Glom5 Glomerulus QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:14638907 RGD:730279 NCBI chr 7:106,564,316...145,729,302 JBrowse link
Q Glom6 Glomerulus QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:14638907 RGD:730279 NCBI chr 9:70,942,881...115,942,881 JBrowse link
Q Glom7 Glomerulus QTL 7 IDA RGD PMID:14638907 RGD:730279 NCBI chr 6:75,449,871...120,449,871 JBrowse link
Q Glom8 Glomerulus QTL 8 IDA RGD PMID:14638907 RGD:730279 NCBI chr 6:91,703,409...136,703,409 JBrowse link
Q Glom9 Glomerulus QTL 9 IDA RGD PMID:16720678 RGD:1581737 NCBI chr 2:95,946,719...140,946,719 JBrowse link
Q Rf57 Renal function QTL 57 IDA RGD PMID:19584172 RGD:2316856 NCBI chr 5:61,086,653...93,273,130 JBrowse link
Q Rf58 Renal function QTL 58 IDA RGD PMID:19584172 RGD:2316856 NCBI chr 7:55,072,862...123,602,998 JBrowse link
kidney glomerulus integrity trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Glom15 Glomerulus QTL 15 IDA RGD PMID:16482158 RGD:2293335 NCBI chr13:80,403,559...108,770,687 JBrowse link
Q Glom16 Glomerulus QTL 16 IDA RGD PMID:16482158 RGD:2293335 NCBI chr16:1,550,187...49,247,447 JBrowse link
Q Glom24 Glomerulus QTL 24 IDA RGD PMID:16482158 RGD:2293335 NCBI chr 5:101,265,591...141,912,026 JBrowse link
Q Glom27 Glomerulus QTL 27 IDA RGD PMID:22445570 RGD:7207870 NCBI chr13:24,502,279...108,770,533 JBrowse link
Q Rends1 Renal damage susceptibility QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:10454439 RGD:632218 NCBI chr 1:137,787,261...236,763,528 JBrowse link
Q Rf20 Renal function QTL 20 IDA RGD PMID:14532335 RGD:727992 NCBI chr11:30,435,339...63,186,373 JBrowse link
Q Rf9 Renal function QTL 9 IDA RGD PMID:14532335 RGD:727992 NCBI chr 2:138,901,276...217,498,710 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2379
    organ system trait 1548
      urinary system trait 247
        urinary system morphology trait 228
          kidney morphology trait 117
            nephron morphology trait 28
              kidney corpuscle morphology trait 28
                kidney glomerulus morphology trait 28
                  glomerular capillary morphology trait 0
                  kidney glomerulus integrity trait 7
                  kidney glomerulus quantity 0
                  mesangial cell morphology trait 0
                  podocyte morphology trait 0
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