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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:test apparatus method utilizing mechanical transducer
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Definition:A method utilizing a piece of physical instrumentation, machinery or equipment designed and used to measure the movements and/or behaviors of an organism, that makes use of a mechanical transducer to convert a physical/mechanical force or displacement signal to another, recordable, signal type.

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Ppulsi1 Prepulse inhibition QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:12426667 RGD:629579 NCBI chr 2:136,916,935...213,594,495 JBrowse link
Q Ppulsi2 Prepulse inhibition QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:12426667 RGD:629579 NCBI chr18:52,292,875...73,997,283 JBrowse link

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    in vivo method 1105
      body movement/behavior method 104
        movement/behavior test apparatus method 90
          test apparatus method utilizing mechanical transducer 2
            test apparatus method utilizing piezoelectric accelerometer 2
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