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The Clinical Measurement Ontology (CMO), Measurement Methods Ontology (MMO), and Experimental Condition Ontology (XCO) are currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about these vocabularies please see Shimoyama et al. Three ontologies to define phenotype measurement data. Front Genet. 2012;3:87. Epub 2012 May 28 or contact us (

Term:center of elevated plus maze apparatus
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Definition:The area in an elevated plus maze apparatus where the four arms meet. An elevated plus maze is an experimental apparatus which consists of four arms, usually two enclosed and two open, in the shape of a plus (+) upon which the test animal can walk. The maze is elevated a set distance, for example 40 to 60 cm, above the floor or platform upon which the apparatus sits.

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Anxrr12 Anxiety related response QTL 12 IDA RGD PMID:12972953 RGD:731213 NCBI chr 1:130,636,910...175,636,910 JBrowse link
Q Anxrr15 Anxiety related response QTL 15 IDA RGD PMID:12972953 RGD:731213 NCBI chr 8:95,718,998...123,900,184 JBrowse link

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    in vivo method 1105
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        movement/behavior test apparatus method 90
          movement/behavior test maze method 44
            elevated plus maze apparatus method 15
              center of elevated plus maze apparatus 2
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