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MP term:decreased cholesterol level
Synonym: reduced cholesterol level
MP id: MP:0003983
Definition: less than normal amount in the body of the principal sterol of vertebrates and the precursor of many steroids, including bile acids and steroid hormones; it is a component of the plasma membrane lipid bilayer and of plasma lipoproteins and can be found in all animal tissues
Number of paths to term: 3

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship


mammalian phenotype
        is-ahomeostasis/metabolism phenotype
                is-aabnormal homeostasis
                        is-aabnormal lipid homeostasis
                                is-aabnormal cholesterol homeostasis
                                        is-aabnormal cholesterol level
                                                is-aabnormal brain cholesterol level +
                                                is-aabnormal circulating cholesterol level +
                                                is-aabnormal liver cholesterol level +
                                                is-adecreased cholesterol level [MP:0003983] (453 genotypes, 702 annotations)
                                                        is-adecreased brain cholesterol level
                                                        is-adecreased circulating cholesterol level +
                                                        is-adecreased liver cholesterol level
                                                is-aincreased cholesterol level +


mammalian phenotype
        is-ahomeostasis/metabolism phenotype
                is-aabnormal homeostasis
                        is-aabnormal lipid homeostasis
                                is-aabnormal lipid level
                                        is-aabnormal sterol level
                                                is-aabnormal cholesterol level
                                                        is-aabnormal brain cholesterol level +
                                                        is-aabnormal circulating cholesterol level +
                                                        is-aabnormal liver cholesterol level +
                                                        is-adecreased cholesterol level [MP:0003983] (453 genotypes, 702 annotations)
                                                                is-adecreased brain cholesterol level
                                                                is-adecreased circulating cholesterol level +
                                                                is-adecreased liver cholesterol level
                                                        is-aincreased cholesterol level +


mammalian phenotype
        is-ahomeostasis/metabolism phenotype
                is-aabnormal homeostasis
                        is-aabnormal lipid homeostasis
                                is-aabnormal lipid level
                                        is-aabnormal sterol level
                                                is-adecreased sterol level
                                                        is-adecreased brain sterol level +
                                                        is-adecreased cholesterol level [MP:0003983] (453 genotypes, 702 annotations)
                                                                is-adecreased brain cholesterol level
                                                                is-adecreased circulating cholesterol level +
                                                                is-adecreased liver cholesterol level

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